• Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, introduced legislation that would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges.
• Pete Buttigieg is a technocrat trained in performance management. But the presidential candidate’s response to a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Ind., where he is mayor, has raised questions about his ability to forge personal connections.
• Sara Gideon, the Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, is challenging Senator Susan Collins, making her the most formidable opponent yet for a Senate seat Democrats are eyeing for 2020.
• The White House is directing Kellyanne Conway, the president’s counselor, to refuse to testify before a House committee about her repeated violations of a federal ethics law.
Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Isabella Grullón Paz in New York.
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