Good afternoon: Today's newsletter — edited by Justin Green — is 439 words, a 2-minute read.

Situational awareness: There are now 1,299 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury in 49 states and 26 deaths associated with e-cigarette use, the CDC says.

Breaking: Three House committees have subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to turn over documents related to President Trump's alleged efforts to push Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden. Go deeper.