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Elizabeth Warren is "in excellent health," according to a doctor's report released Friday by her 2020 presidential campaign.

The big picture: Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are all over 70 years old. They promised on the debate stage in September to release their medical records before the primary's first votes are cast.

Details: A long list of blood tests, performed in January, show that the Massachusetts senator has no underlying diseases and a low risk of heart disease and stroke.

  • Warren's "only medical condition" for which she needs medication is an underactive thyroid gland, according to her longtime doctor.
  • The report also states that she has never smoked, misused drugs or had a problem with alcohol.

The bottom line: About 50% of Democrats told Pew Research Center that they want a president in their 50s.

  • Warren turned 70 in June.
  • President Trump is 73 and became the oldest first-term president when inaugurated.

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Scoop: Lawmakers tee up hearing with academics ahead of antitrust report

Big Tech CEOs testify before the House Judiciary antitrust panel in June. Photo: Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP via Getty Images.

Mostly academics will be testifying at Thursday's House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee hearing, which will reveal where its year-long investigation into big tech and competition is going, a source familiar with the matter told Axios.

Why it matters: The hearing is the next step following testimony from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Apple's Tim Cook before the committee in July. A showing of academics and think-tank types signals the lawmakers are still sorting out competition theories and possible legislative fixes to perceived antitrust abuses.

Biden releases 2019 tax returns ahead of debate

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Joe Biden's campaign released his 2019 tax returns on Tuesday, showing that he and his wife, Jill, paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes last year.

Why it matters: The release, timed just hours before the first presidential debate, comes days after a bombshell New York Times report said that President Trump paid only $750 in federal taxes in 2016 and 2017. Biden's team is hoping to make the tax contrast a sticking point during their showdown.

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