The Morning Dispatch: The Ohio Senate Race Gets Trumpy

Happy Monday! If you missed Jalen Suggs’ incredible buzzer beater on Saturday, you can remedy that now

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • The U.S. economy added 916,000 jobs in March according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report, reducing the unemployment rate to 6 percent. Total employment, however, remains 8.4 million jobs below where it was pre-pandemic.

  • A U.S. Capitol Police Officer was killed on Friday—and another one injured—after a man rammed into them trying to drive his car through a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol. The assailant was shot dead after lunging at the officers with a knife. Law enforcement officials said they do not believe the incident to be “terrorism-related”; the assailant was reportedly mentally unwell and a follower of Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam.

  • Senior officials from the United States and Iran will indirectly meet in Vienna this week to jump start negotiations on how to restore the 2015 nuclear deal that former President Donald Trump abandoned in 2018.

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