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Politico has a look inside the House Democrats' retreat in Baltimore this week.

Themed "Fighting for All Americans," the event will feature celebrity guests like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Chelsea Handler, but the events schedule for Democratic lawmakers shows the party's focus for the future:

  • 2016 election post-mortem on the party's failure to gain House seats, led by Reps. Ben Ray Luján and Sean Patrick Maloney
  • Closed-door session on fake news
  • Panel titled "After the Women's March: Empowering Grassroots Energy"

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Young people want checks on Big Tech's power

Data: Generation Lab; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios

The next generation of college-educated Americans thinks social media companies have too much power and influence on politics and need more government regulation, according to a new survey by Generation Lab for Axios.

Why it matters: The findings follow an election dominated by rampant disinformation about voting fraud on social media; companies' fraught efforts to stifle purveyors of disinformation including former President Trump; and a deadly Jan. 6 insurrection over the election organized largely online.

Wall Street's own populist revolt

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals

A popular rebellion, organized by the powerless against the powerful. It might have failed in Washington, but it certainly seems to be working on Wall Street.

Driving the news: The market value of GameStop closed at more than $10 billion on Tuesday, on record volume of more than $26 billion.

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One year of the pandemic

One year ago today, a novel coronavirus was barely beginning to catch the public's eye. There were just over 2,000 confirmed cases worldwide, mostly in China, and five cases in the U.S.

The big picture: The sea of red says it all. Today, there have been over 100,000 cases worldwide, led by the U.S. with 25 million.