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Trump speaks at the rally in Moon Township, Pa. Photo: Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images

President Trump made a pitch for his new steel and aluminum tariffs at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania tonight, telling the crowd: "A lot of steel mills are now opening up because of what I did." He also plugged the GOP tax cuts and warned them that a Democratic victory in Tuesday's special election could increase the odds that Nancy Pelosi will become House speaker.

Why it matters: Republicans are pouring resources into state representative Rick Saccone's race — more than $10 million, according to the New York Times. Rep. Charlie Dent told the Times that if a Democrat wins the district that Trump took by 20 points, it would "send a bad signal around the country in districts far more competitive than this one."

  • Trump mentioned the death penalty for drug dealers, which Axios' Jonathan Swan reported on last month: "These people are killing our kids and they're killing our families, and we have to do something."
  • On North Korea: "I think they really want to do something, I think they want to make peace. I think it's time."
  • He said North Korea "should have been handled" in the last 30 years: "They were saying 'Obama could have done that.' Trust me, he couldn't have done that."
  • On the border wall: "We are building the wall, 100%."
  • He said: “I’m calling on Congress to stop funding sanctuary cities.”
  • On a 2020 campaign slogan: “We can’t say Make America Great Again, because I already did that...Our new slogan will be..."Keep America Great!"
  • Trump on Rep. Maxine Waters: She's a "low IQ individual."
  • On Pelosi: "The only chance she has to be speaker is by electing Democrats."

One thing you'll be hearing again: Trump said he won 52% of the female vote in 2016. He actually won the vote of 52% of white women, per the Washington Post.

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Senate pulls all-nighter on amendments to COVID relief package

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Democratic leaders struck an agreement with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) on emergency unemployment insurance late Friday, clearing the way for Senate action on President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package to resume after an hours-long delay.

The state of play: The Senate continued to work through votes on a marathon of amendments overnight into Saturday morning.

The elusive political power of Mexican Americans

Data: Pew Research Center, U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Michelle McGhee/Axios

Mexican Americans make up the nation's largest Latino group, yet they remain politically outshined by more recently arrived Cuban Americans.

Why it matters: The disparities in political power between Mexican Americans and Cuban Americans reflect the racial, historical, geographical and economic differences within Latino cultures in the U.S.

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