News Digest: Helpers, Politics, and Bureaucracy

Immigration,expansion of voting rights, and the reconciliation bill are potential political casualties of the sudden eruption of inflation and what it might portend: a long-delayed recession. Here are the stories you need to start your day.

Warren hits Biden on inflation, unity, and more. What she's saying about Biden's agenda and agenda overlap isn't accurate, White House hits back. A second casualty of war: Voting rights. Manchin's intransigence and the White House's lack of strategy are destroying the Democrats' chances on voting rights, and they're running out of time to fix it. Biden's immigration reform promises are dying, and it's partly because of his own failed policies.

Apple faces US investigation over iPhone sales practices. The probe will examine whether Apple's conduct amounted to a violation of antitrust laws, and it could lead to enforcement action. Here's what you need to know.

Trump, RFK Jr. and the disillusioned black voter. A new survey indicates that RFK Jr.'s black support has risen to 51% from 38% in polling conducted before and after he chose Nicole Shanahan as his running mate last month. How'd they do that?

Arizona bombshell tests Trump's abortion gamble. One day after Trump declared that abortion should be left to the states, the Arizona Supreme Court revived an 1864 law that effectively bans all abortions, with exceptions only to save the mother's life. And Democrats smell blood.

Klain on Biden: He is focused too much on bridges. Klain said, according to audio exclusively obtained by POLITICO, "I think the president is out there too much talking about bridges..." Biden's infrastructure binge is exciting people, but it's not exciting enough people. Here are the stories you need to start your day.

Trump wooing centrists from Biden. Democrats are increasingly nervous that Trump will woo centrist voters away from President Biden, and they say Trump, after quickly securing victory in the GOP primary, is now taking steps that could help him win the support from the broad middle of the country.

Biden is building a behemoth of a campaign. Trump at this point seems to be playing catch-up. Here are the stories you need to start your day.

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