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Senate Republicans plan to release an updated version of their health care bill on Thursday, according to senior GOP aides. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the bill early next week, and then the plan is to vote on the bill later next week, one of the aides said.

What we're watching: Whether a controversial idea being pushed by Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee will be included in the new version of the bill. One senior aide says that remains unclear, and a spokesman for Lee said his office hadn't been updated on the status of the provision either.

Senators will be briefed Tuesday about what's in the new draft. Two versions — one with the Cruz-Lee amendment, and one without — have been submitted to CBO for analysis.

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America on edge as unrest rises

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Rarely have national security officials, governors, tech CEOs and activists agreed as broadly and fervently as they do about the possibility of historic civil unrest in America.

Why it matters: The ingredients are clear for all to see — epic fights over racism, abortion, elections, the virus and policing, stirred by misinformation and calls to action on social media, at a time of stress over the pandemic.

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The long-term pain of the mental health pandemic

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A less visible but still massive trauma caused by the coronavirus is becoming clear: our mental health is suffering with potentially long-lasting consequences.

Why it matters: Mental health disorders that range from schizophrenia to depression and anxiety exert a severe cost on personal health and the economy. Addressing that challenge may require out-of-the-box solutions.

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Preview: "Axios on HBO" interviews Bob Woodward

On the next episode of "Axios on HBO," journalist Bob Woodward tells Axios National Political Correspondent Jonathan Swan why he spoke out about President Trump being the "wrong man for the job."

  • "I did not want to join the ranks of the Senate Republicans who know that Trump is the wrong man for the job, but won't say it publicly," Woodward said.

Catch the full interview on Monday, Sept. 28 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on all HBO platforms.