American Action Network is spending half a million dollars to support Trump's tax reform push with a middle-class growth ad campaign that will run digitally in 31 congressional districts nationwide. '

The campaign will last for 30 days and will use a mix of mobile digital video and display ads. The member-specific ads will prompt constituents to urge their Representatives to deliver on Trump's tax reform plan. A list of districts targeted can be found here.The digital campaign is launching in addition to a previously-announced $3.5 million TV and radio ad campaign, as well as mobile billboards circling town halls in key congressional districts nationwide.

Why it matters: Sources told Axios' Jonathan Swan to expect a big push to come in support of the bill in mid-August. This is one of the first major signs of that plan taking action.

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Breaking down the Tesla obsession

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Tesla is the company of the moment — the prime exemplar of just about any big and important trend that you might care about.

Why it matters: Almost every reader of finance and business news will have at least one strongly-held opinion about Tesla. What you might not realize is just how widely those opinions range, and the degree to which they map onto much broader views of the world.

Gallup: Party preference swings dramatically in favor of Democrats

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Americans' political party preferences have swung sharply from a 2-point Republican advantage in January to an 11-point Democratic advantage in July, according to Gallup's monthly averages of telephone polls in 2020.

The big picture: The dramatic shift is more a product of fewer people identifying as Republican or Republican-leaning (down 8% since January) than gains among those who identify as Democratic or Democratic-leaning (up 5%).

Nancy Pelosi: "I yearn for other Republican presidents"

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called on President Trump Thursday to exercise "the full power" of the Defense Production Act to meet coronavirus equipment needs and accused him of engaging in a "massive dereliction of duty" by ignoring science during the pandemic.

What she's saying: "I yearn for other Republican presidents," Pelosi said at a press conference. "While we may have disagreed on many points, but at least we had a shared commitment to the governance of our country."