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Michael Cohen gets into an elevator at Trump Tower. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

When FBI agents raided Michael Cohen's office, they were specifically looking for records related to the 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape, the New York Times reports citing three people briefed on the search warrant. The warrant also instructed agents to look for evidence that Cohen tried to conceal damaging information about Trump during the campaign.

Why it matters: It's not clear how Cohen was involved in the tape, if at all, but the new details show how "Cohen's unofficial role in the Trump campaign" is under scrutiny. "People close to Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen regard the warrant as an attempt by the special counsel ... to pry into Mr. Trump’s personal life," per NYT.

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Mexican President López Obrador tests positive for coronavirus

Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador during a press conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, on Wednesday. Photo: Ismael Rosas/Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced Sunday evening that he's tested positive for COVID-19.

Driving the news: López Obrador tweeted that he has mild symptoms and is receiving medical treatment. "As always, I am optimistic," he added. "We will all move forward."

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor of Arkansas

Sarah Huckabee Sanders at FOX News' studios in New York City in 2019. Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will announce Monday that she's running for governor of Arkansas.

The big picture: Sanders was touted as a contender after it was announced she was leaving the Trump administration in June 2019. Then-President Trump tweeted he hoped she would run for governor, adding "she would be fantastic." Sanders is "seen as leader in the polls" in the Republican state, notes the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey, who first reported the news.

Coronavirus has inflamed global inequality

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

History will likely remember the pandemic as the "first time since records began that inequality rose in virtually every country on earth at the same time." That's the verdict from Oxfam's inequality report covering the year 2020 — a terrible year that hit the poorest, hardest across the planet.

Why it matters: The world's poorest were already in a race against time, facing down an existential risk in the form of global climate change. The coronavirus pandemic could set global poverty reduction back as much as a full decade, according to the World Bank.

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