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The collision of demographics, increased party ideology and broader trends like #MeToo has the 2018 midterms set to make history, and the point of that spear will be in the House.
Driving the news: Democrats have been increasingly diverse in recent decades, a trend that has gradually been matched with more political representation.
At stake on Tuesday:
Between the lines, via Axios' Alexi McCammond: The Democratic Party says more explicitly and specifically that they care about identity and diversity and representation, so they tend to have more resources to try to fix these imbalances.
By the numbers, per the AP.
What's next: Roughly 700 millennials, mostly Democrats, are running for the ~6,000 state legislative seats up in 2018, Axios' Khorri Atkinson reports.
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Google employees in New York City stage a walkout today over sexual harassment.
Simone Biles made history today.
USA Today covers Biles' dominance:
The bottom line: "Biles is so dominant, so athletically superior, the joke has been that she could fall two or three times and still win."