With Dems fired up by the messy process and result of the House health-care fight, everything on President Trump's agenda is likely to take longer than strategists had planned.
Here's the latest on how the Hill calendar looks:
The Speaker pivots to tax reform, traveling to Ohio during this week's congressional recess, per Axios' Jonathan Swan: Ryan will visit manufacturers and hold a roundtable with business leaders "as the beginning of coordinated efforts between House leadership and the administration to sell tax reform."
Elsewhere on the Trump agenda ...
66% to 34% ... Last night's defeat of nationalist Marine Le Pen for French president, and the landslide for 39-year-old centrist Emmanuel Macron (who has never held elective office), was a pause but not a halt in the global populist wave:
Silicon Valley has become "officially a retirement community" for ambitious D.C. expats, the L.A. Times' Seema Mehta writes:
P.S. "A group of Obama veterans are banding together to invest in tech that can help Democrats win: The new effort is called Higher Ground Labs, and it's hoping to help the party in state and local races." (Recode's Tony Romm)
Congress hasn't seriously considered a climate bill since 2010. But outside of the beltway, concern about climate change is at record highs, Axios' Amy Harder points out in her "Harder Line" energy column.
Dip into our STREAM to see how each side has blown it, and how they could be more effective.
Making it clear that he plans to keep a higher profile than the last ex-president, President Obama targeted Congress as he spoke in Boston last night at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, accepting the annual Profile in Courage Award.
Recent controversial police encounters with black Americans have been met with relatively subdued responses, the WashPost's Janell Ross and Wesley Lowery point out on the front page:
The New Yorker has a skeptical take on the share economy, "Dept. of Labor ... Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it? ... " by Nathan Heller:
Worth reading the whole thing. I was especially interested in Airbnb logistics services (including one called Happy Host) that have sprung up in major cities to provide bookings, cleanings, check-in, etc.
Big startups hold off going public ... "The market for IPOs is rebounding, but high-profile startups like Uber and Airbnb are shying away amid concerns their companies would be valued at less than private fundraising rounds," per a Wall Street Journal front-pager by Corrie Driebusch and Maureen Farrell:
Don't let this happen to you (or your boss):
Before his victory speech last night, French President-elect Emmanuel Macron got his makeup done in front of news cameras.
Bonus: Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" are the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV parties with its Movie & TV Awards show.