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When/Where: This Wednesday, in New York City. He'll speak the day after the Senate hosts a confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination as Attorney General, and the day after President Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago.

Wait, wasn't this supposed to happen already? Yes. It's been nearly a month since Trump promised a news conference on January 15. Several delays later, we have one promised for Wednesday.

That seems unusual: Since Gerald Ford, the average wait time between being elected/sworn in and delivering the first press conference has been about five days. Trump's first press conference on Wednesday will occur 64 days after he was elected.

Which is ironic, because:

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So? Who cares? A Rasmussen poll earlier this year said 82% of likely voters believe major presidential candidates should hold regular press conferences with reporters and almost half of all likely voters said the practice is "very important."

Oh, and in case you forgot: Trump's last press conference on July 27th made headlines when he urged Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails.

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CDC panel: COVID vaccines should go to health workers, long-term care residents first

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Health-care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line to get coronavirus vaccines in the United States once they’re cleared and available for public use, an independent CDC panel recommended in a 13-1 emergency vote on Tuesday, per CNBC.

Why it matters: Recent developments in COVID-19 vaccines have accelerated the timeline for distribution as vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna undergo the federal approval process. States are preparing to begin distributing as soon as two weeks from now.

Obama: Broad slogans like "defund the police" lose people

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Former President Barack Obama told Peter Hamby on the Snapchat original political show "Good Luck America" that "snappy" slogans such as "defund the police" can alienate people, making the statements less effective than intended.

What he's saying: "You lost a big audience the minute you say it, which makes it a lot less likely that you're actually going to get the changes you want done," Obama told Hamby in an interview that will air Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. EST on Snapchat.

Nasdaq's ultimatum

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New diversity and inclusion rules are on the table for some of America's most powerful corporations, courtesy of one of its most powerful stock exchanges.

What's new: Nasdaq is threatening to delist companies that won't move toward having at least one woman and at least one underrepresented minority or LGBTQ person on their corporate boards.