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J. Scott Applewhite / AP

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters she, Chuck Schumer, and Trump agreed Wednesday night "to a plan to work out an agreement to protect our nation's Dreamers from deportation." She added "we would review border security measures that do not include building a wall."

On the DREAM Act and path to citizenship: When Pelosi was asked whether she had "no doubt" that she and Trump were on the same page that Dreamers be able to pursue citizenship through the DREAM Act, she shied away from answering explicitly yes or no. Instead, she emphasized "we agreed on our path." When asked if she trusts the President on this issue, she answered "Now is that a fair question?"

Why it matters: There's no clear alignment between Trump and the Democratic demands on this issue — yet.

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Facebook said late Thursday that a mix of "technical problems" and confusion among advertisers around its new political ad ban rules caused issues affecting ad campaigns of both parties.

Why it matters: A report out Thursday morning suggested the ad tools were causing campaign ads, even those that adhered to Facebook's new rules, to be paused. Very quickly, political campaigners began asserting the tech giant was enforcing policies in a way that was biased against their campaigns.

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Operation Warp Speed has an Achilles' heel: States need billions to distribute vaccines — and many say they don't have the cash.

Why it matters: The first emergency use authorization could come as soon as next month, but vaccines require funding for workers, shipping and handling, and for reserving spaces for vaccination sites.