3. Matt Grossmann and David Hopkins at Polyarchy on why Republicans are scared of primary elections.
4. Michelle Goldberg at Slate argues Donald Trump’s weak maternal-leave policy is a real step forward. If you want paid family leave, that’s right: Any time both parties are bidding on the same goal, the odds of future action are fairly high.
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