House Republicans are thinking about repealing the individual mandate in their tax bill. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

House Republicans are considering including a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate in their tax bill, the Wall Street Journal reports. Without a replacement, this would throw the individual market into chaos if it became law and undoubtedly complicate the tax bill's politics.

Why this matters: Republicans, particularly tax writers, have tried hard to avoid mixing health care and tax. If they do, it shows how desperate they are for revenue raisers in the tax bill (repealing the mandate raises more than $400 billion over 10 years, per the Congressional Budget Office).

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Two officers shot in Louisville amid Breonna Taylor protests

Police officers stand guard during a protest in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Ben Hendren/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Louisville Metro Police Department said two officers were shot downtown in the Kentucky city late Wednesday, just hours after a grand jury announced an indictment in the Breonna Taylor case.

Driving the news: Metrosafe, the city's emergency services, said it received reports of a shooting at South Brook St. and Broadway Ave., near the area where protests were taking place. A police spokesperson told a press briefing the injuries of both officers were not life-threatening. One officer was "alert and stable" and the other was undergoing surgery, he said.

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Biden: Breonna Taylor indictment "does not answer" call for justice

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday condemned the grand jury indictment of a Louisville police officer who entered Breonna Taylor's home in March in a botched drug raid that led to her death, saying in a statement the decision "does not answer" for equal justice.

The big picture: Biden called for reforms to address police use of force and no-knock warrants, while demanding a ban on chokeholds. He added that people "have a right to peacefully protest, but violence is never acceptable."

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