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There are at least seven Democratic candidates who are going hard on health care in their 2018 campaign ads and it reflects the party's thinking for one way they could win back the House.

Why it matters: According to internal DCCC polling, "Democrats in Congress have a massive 28-point advantage over Republicans in Congress on the issue of healthcare." And those who are already using it in their ads span the country from Utah to New York to Illinois.

What to watch: Incumbent Democrats, especially those eyeing a 2020 presidential run, will campaign on health care and support issues like single-payer and Medicare for All.

A worry: Democrats moving too far to the left on health care might give Republicans a renewed opportunity to pick up the repeal-and-replace debate, which would give the GOP plenty of ideas for attack ads against Democrats.

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Xi's imperial dreams bring both benefits and risks

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By undertaking massive infrastructure projects around the world, China under President Xi Jinping is following in the footsteps of previous empires.

Why it matters: Like previous imperial projects in history, Xi's Belt and Road Initiative presents both benefits and risks for China.

TikTok rolls out in-app elections guide

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TikTok said Tuesday that its debuting a new in-app elections guide to connect users with credible information about the elections from sources like the National Association of Secretaries of State, BallotReady, and SignVote.

Why it matters: The move comes amid scrutiny from the Trump Administration over whether the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 10:30 a.m. ET: 33,417,386 — Total deaths: 1,002,864 — Total recoveries: 23,193,238Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 10:30 a.m. ET: 7,150,824 — Total deaths: 205,107 — Total recoveries: 2,794,608 — Total tests: 102,342,416Map.
  3. Health: Americans won't take Trump's word on the vaccine, Axios-Ipsos poll finds.
  4. Media: Fauci: Some of what Fox News reports about COVID-19 is "outlandish"
  5. States: Cuomo extends New York moratorium on evictions until 2021.
  6. World: More than 1 million people have now died from coronavirus — India the second country after U.S. to hit 6 million cases.