Happy Friday! Welcome back to Navigate. I've been on the road all week in D.C. and Chicago, grappling with crowded airplanes and snarled traffic. You too?
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📺 Next on "Axios on HBO": An exclusive interview with Iraq's President Barham Salih (sneak preview), the head of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva talks socialism and taxes, and Sen. Kamala Harris gives her take on 2020. Tune in Sunday at 6pm on HBO.
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