The Morning Dispatch: The Democratic Push to End the Filibuster

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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • A gunman in Georgia shot and killed eight people at three different massage parlors around Atlanta on Tuesday night, He was captured by police about 150 miles south of the city. Six of the eight victims were Asian, according to law enforcement.

  • Month-over-month retail sales fell 3 percent in February, according to a Commerce Department report, large part because of winter storms and supply chain disruptions across the United States. Economists project additional vaccinations, loosening coronavirus restrictions, and American Rescue Plan checks will lead to a rebound in the coming months.

  • In an ABC News interview, President Joe Biden said he believes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign if the investigation into his alleged sexual harassment reveals wrongdoing. “I think [Cuomo] will probably end up being prosecuted, too,” Biden added.

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