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The Department of Justice will take another look at the handling of classified documents on Hillary Clinton's email server, according to a report from The Daily Beast. Among other things, the new inquiry is set to examine the volume of classified data on Clinton's server and who might have transferred documents into an unclassified setting.

Why it matters: The news comes after President Trump has actively promoted reopening the investigation into Clinton's emails, suggesting on Tuesday via Twitter that Clinton associate Huma Abedin and former FBI Director James Comey should face jail time. As a result, any reopened investigation would be riddled with questions about potential political interference from the White House.

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U.S. reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths

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Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Chart: Axios Visuals

The coronavirus has now killed 200,000 Americans, according to Johns Hopkins data.

The big picture: Whatever context you try to put this in, it is a catastrophe of historic proportions — and is yet another reminder of America's horrific failure to contain the virus.

Updated 1 hour ago - Politics & Policy

Mitt Romney says he'll support moving forward with Supreme Court pick

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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) announced Tuesday that he would support moving forward with a Senate vote on President Trump's selection to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Why it matters: Barring any big surprises, Democrats have virtually no shot at stopping the confirmation process for the president’s nominee before November’s election.

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In UN address, Trump says China "unleashed this plague onto the world"

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President Trump used a virtual address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to defend his response to the coronavirus and call on other countries to “hold accountable the nation which unleashed this plague onto the world: China.”

Setting the scene: Trump ticked through four years of major decisions and accomplishments in what could be his last address to the UN. But first, he launched into a fierce attack on China as Beijing’s representative looked on in the assembly hall.

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