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Trump vs. NRA. The president’s call to ban rifle sales to those under 21 puts him at odds with the National Rifle Association.

HBO’s John Oliver last night on the NRA’s support for Trump’s suggestion teachers be armed: “It involves buying hundreds of thousands of guns, and that’s their solution to everything. They probably deal with climate change by pointing a Glock at the ocean and daring that motherf__ker to rise.”
The Washington Post: Trump is driving a surge in public support for stricter gun laws.”
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg on his generation’s push for gun control: “We’re gonna have to outlive the NRA. And we will.”
… and he’s calling for a spring break boycott of Florida until the state does something about guns.
Florida’s governor has ordered an investigation of the police response to the Parkland, Fla., shooting.
The New York Times: A Congress under pressure and gridlocked may give gun control its moment.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy and Congressman Danny Davis are pushing a bill that would raise taxes on guns and bullets.
Have a 401(k) plan? Odds are good you’re an investor in the gun biz.

‘They tried to bury us; they didn’t know we were seeds.’ In an essay for Vanity Fair, Monica Lewinski Lewinsky, whose affair with then-President Bill Clinton was central to the investigation that almost brought down his presidency, cites a proverb as she reflects on her place in the arc of the #MeToo movement. (2014 photo: Mingle Media TV.)
Presidential “senior adviser” Ivanka Trump rejects a reporter’s question about sexual harassment charges against her dad: “It’s …inappropriate … to ask a daughter if she believes the accusers of her father.”
Republican-led investigations of the Trump administration are pointedly looking away from the first family’s personal finances.
Meet the New York congressman who could lead impeachment proceedings against the president.

‘They hate because they’re cowards.’ The Sun-Times’ Neil Steinberg analyzes the discriminatory views of Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives and her supporters.
The man she’s challenging, Gov. Bruce Rauner, is making his first official visit to Washington today—to hear Supreme Court arguments on an anti-union case he launched.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to speed up consideration of the president’s plan to end protection for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as kids.
A candidate for the Cook County Board—the mayor of a Chicago suburb—owes the government tens of thousands of dollars.

O’Hare’s big deal. The Tribune says Chicago’s close to sealing an $8.5 billion plan to expand the airport—with a state-of-the-art global terminal, dozens of new gates and several additional concourses. (Photo: Nicola on Flickr.)
Commentary from a Tribune editor: The CTA’s Blue Line to O’Hare has a big problem.
The Monroe Street bridge over the Kennedy will be closed for a year-and-a-half reconstruction project.

A health-care revolution? USA Today analyzes the way a new Amazon-led initiative could transform the American medical landscape.
Partner Warren Buffett says the goal is more than just shaving costs.

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