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Republicans working to nix FCC privacy rules could change the competitive marketplace for advertising, as Bloomberg reports. The rules in question, which were adopted by the agency last fall, require cable and telephone companies to get consent from a customer before sharing personal data and data about their internet app use with third-party advertisers.

The winners: If this rule slashing goes through, companies like AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and Charter. They'll be better able to host ads that target subscribers. That'll allow them to compete against Google and Facebook, which currently dominate the online advertising market.

The losers: Privacy. Proponents of keeping the rule say cutting it would be akin to saying "it's OK for the big phone and cable companies to spy on Americans," as the Executive Director for the Center for Digital Democracy noted.

What to watch: Congressional Republicans are poised to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn the regulations. Senate backers of the effort are hoping to move it to a vote as soon as today, according to congressional sources.

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Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) won the Democratic primary against lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux on Tuesday evening, AP reports.

Why it matters: The race is one that's played out across the U.S. as progressives continue to sweep party nominations. Omar's win officially means all four progressive members of "The Squad" have won their primary elections.

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25 face felony charges after downtown Chicago hit by looters

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Local police officers are seeking felony charges in 25 cases following the arrest of 100 people in the wake of widespread looting and property damage in Chicago on Monday, per the Washington Post.

Driving the news: Law enforcement said the event involving hundreds of people was a coordinated response after an officer shot a suspect Sunday evening, according to CBS Chicago.

Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia's 14th district runoff

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Gun-rights activist Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated physician John Cowan in a runoff election for the Republican nomination in Georgia's deep-red 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, AP reports.

Why it matters: Greene, a vocal QAnon conspiracy theorist who has been condemned by GOP leaders for making multiple offensive remarks about Black people, Jews and Muslims in Facebook videos, is likely to win a seat in the House come November.