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Code for America executive director Jennifer Pahlka, who has led the group since its inception, plans to step down from that post once a new leader for the group is found.

What's next: Code for America has hired a search firm to find its next executive director. Pahlka said she plans to keep working on Code For America and related efforts and is not looking for another job in the business or nonprofit sector.

“That is not going to happen," Pahlka told Axios. "I have a very very full plate.”

Pahlka, who founded the group a decade ago, said that she wants to find the equivalent of a "growth CEO" to help the organization increase the scale of its efforts. She likened it to when Mitchell Baker hired John Lilly to run Mozilla.

Under Pahlka's leadership the group has undertaken a number of projects, the most recent of which has been working with counties to help automatically expunge the records of people convicted of marijuana offenses.

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The parent company of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool F.C. has ended talks to sell a minority ownership stake to RedBall Acquisition, a SPAC formed by longtime baseball executive Billy Beane and investor Gerry Cardinale, Axios has learned from multiple sources. An alternative investment, structured more like private equity, remains possible.

Why it matters: Red Sox fans won't be able to buy stock in the team any time soon.

Trump political team disavows "Patriot Party" groups

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Donald Trump's still-active presidential campaign committee officially disavowed political groups affiliated with the nascent "Patriot Party" on Monday.

Why it matters: Trump briefly floated the possibility of creating a new political party to compete with the GOP — with him at the helm. But others have formed their own "Patriot Party" entities during the past week, and Trump's team wants to make clear it has nothing to do with them.