William "Rick" Singer. Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

William "Rick" Singer, the ringleader of the alleged $25 million college entrance bribery scheme, said he worked with more than 750 families to get their children into college, NBC News reports.

Details: According to court documents unsealed Tuesday, Singer was recorded in a phone conversation saying he helps "the wealthiest families in the U.S. get their kids into school" and that he's successfully opened 761 "side doors" to admission. Singer pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of racketeering, conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and obstruction of justice.

Go deeper: Read more about the cheating scheme uncovered in Operation Varsity Blues

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GoodRx prices IPO at $33 per share, valued at $12.7 billion

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GoodRx, a price comparison app for prescription drugs at local pharmacies, on Tuesday night raised $1.14 billion in its IPO, Axios has learned.

By the numbers: GoodRx priced its shares at $33 a piece, above its $24-$28 per share offering range, which will give it an initial market cap of around $12.7 billion.

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House Democrats and Trump admin strike deal to avert government shutdown

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The House on Tuesday passed legislation to fund the government through Dec. 11, by a vote of 359-57.

Why it matters: The bill will avert a government shutdown when funding expires in eight days. Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said earlier that they hoped to hold a vote on the legislation on Tuesday evening.

Scoop: Meadows puts agencies on notice about staff shake-up

Internal government email obtained by Axios

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told administration officials Monday to expect senior aides to be replaced at many government agencies, according to an internal email obtained by Axios.

Behind the scenes: Meadows asked the director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office John McEntee "to look at replacing the White House Liaisons (WHLs) at many of your agencies," according to the email. "John will be working with outgoing liaisons to explore other opportunities."

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