March for Our Lives rally. Photo: Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images

Democrats and Republicans agree equally (68%) that a candidate must reflect their gun policy views in order to get their support in an election, per a new CBS poll. A total 66% of voters feel the same.

Why it matters: We can fully expect voters of all beliefs to take the gun policy issue to the polls with them this year. Even Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham warned that if Democrats and Republicans don't take action "we’re going to get hurt because most Americans believe we should solve problems that Americans are facing like gun violence."

By the numbers:

Big picture: The recent March for Our Lives rallies showed how millions of millennials across the country will take the issue of stricter gun control to the voting booths in November. But this poll shows that Republican voters expect their views to be reflected in their elected officials, too.

Be smart: Consistent enthusiasm among Democratic voters — as well as polls showing college grads and women increasingly align with the Democratic Party — could make it harder for Republican candidates in districts with large majorities of voters who support stricter gun control.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 5:30 p.m. ET: 33,484,120 — Total deaths: 1,004,082 — Total recoveries: 23,212,633Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 5:30 p.m. ET: 7,180,179 — Total deaths: 205,729 — Total recoveries: 2,794,608 — Total tests: 102,342,416Map.
  3. Health: Americans won't take Trump's word on the vaccine, Axios-Ipsos poll finds.
  4. States: NYC's coronavirus positivity rate spikes to highest since June.
  5. Sports: Tennessee Titans close facility amid NFL's first coronavirus outbreak.
  6. World: U.K. beats previous record for new coronavirus cases.
  7. Work: United States of burnout — Asian American unemployment spikes amid pandemic

What to watch in tonight's debate

Joe Biden (left) and President Trump (right) are facing off in Cleveland for the first presidential debate. Photos: Alex Wong (of Biden) and David Hume Kennerly (of Trump)/Getty Images

President Trump will try to break Joe Biden's composure by going after his son Hunter and other family members in tonight's first presidential debate — a campaign source tells Axios "nothing will be off the table" — while Biden plans to stick to the economy, coronavirus and new revelations about how Trump avoided paying taxes.

Driving the news: Biden and Trump are set to debate at 9 p.m. ET at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and it will be moderated by Fox News' Chris Wallace.

Massive layoffs hit Disney theme parks

A person posing for a photo in front of the iconic Disney castle at Disneyland Resort in Hong Kong on Sept, 25. Photo: Miguel Candela Poblacion/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Disney is laying off 28,000 workers at its theme parks and experiences and consumer products divisions, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

Why it matters: The coronavirus pandemic has forced the company to close its California theme parks and limit attendance at re-opened parks elsewhere around the U.S. Around 67% of the 28,000 laid off workers are part-time employees, according to Josh D’Amaro, chairman of Disney's parks, experiences and products division.