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Greg Dworkin rounded up headlines and analyses today. The big news: Mueller’s team is finally speaking up about the nature of the report, and what they say is being left out by Barr. Is it really possible they just didn’t anticipate how partisan Barr was going to be? One thing everybody anticipated, though, was how the Savvy, optics-obsessed press was going to play things, no matter how many times they’ve been warned.

House Dems are stepping up their game, though, finally demanding Trump’s tax returns (which some Republicans used to favor), and the full Mueller report.

We return to Perv-a-Lago, for the continuing story of The Spy Who Rubbed Me.

The pundits are wondering: WTF with Wisconsin? Is it just that Republicans can get away with a certain kind of campaigning? Are Dems just… different?

Some forgotten history on the Trump-Fox relationship. Are the new filibuster changes as bad as they’re made out to be?

Yes, Rick Scott is as bad as he’s made out to be. Texas bikers can be as bad as they want, apparently.

What’s Netanyahu doing in Moscow with an election looming? What all the cool kids do, I guess.

Trump’s latest shameless shift to autocracy: get rid of judges.

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