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The Alabama legislature lit a fuse on abortion Tuesday that might burn its strategy to the Supreme Court docket within the subsequent few years. However first, the emotional debate is predicted to energise 2020 contests for candidates working in each political events.

 

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed the Alabama invoice, which outlaws virtually all abortions within the state, together with in circumstances of incest and rape. The legislation was written to set off courtroom challenges, which abortion opponents hope will lead a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court docket to overturn Roe v. Wade.

 

Ladies’s rights activists and pro-choice advocates say the choice to approve the nation’s strictest abortion measure has emboldened them, and they’re gearing up for the combat (The Washington Submit).

 

Within the pre-dawn hours right this moment, Missouri’s Republican-led Senate handed a measure to ban abortions at eight weeks of being pregnant with an exception just for circumstances of medical emergencies, not rape or incest (The Related Press).

 

Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Georgia additionally just lately accepted bans on abortion on the level {that a} fetal heartbeat is detected, which might happen as early as six weeks and typically earlier than a girl is aware of she is pregnant. The invoice in Alabama bans abortion outright with no exceptions for rape or incest, a head-on problem to 1973’s Roe v. Wade determination and to a 1992 U.S. Supreme Court docket determination in Deliberate Parenthood v. Casey.

 

Voters who oppose abortion rights are desperate to help preserving the White Home in Republican palms. For anti-abortion activists, the aim is a ruling within the Supreme Court docket that might say life, with authorized rights, begins at conception.

 

However there are Republicans who fear that the Alabama legislation goes too far in a polarized political surroundings wherein solely 18 % of Individuals consider abortion ought to be unlawful in all circumstances, based on a Gallup survey launched this month.

 

Within the presidential contest, Democrats on Wednesday misplaced no time condemning the Alabama abortion ban and restrictive “heartbeat” legal guidelines accepted by different states.

 

Entrance-runner Joe BidenJoe Robinette BidenSanders the most recent to voice help for breaking apart Fb Harris knocks Biden on crime invoice: ‘It did contribute to mass incarceration in our nation’ Ballot: Biden leads Trump by double digits in Pennsylvania MORE, who’s Catholic, instructed supporters through Twitter that “Republicans in AL, FL, GA, and OH are ushering in legal guidelines that clearly violate Roe v Wade and they need to be declared unconstitutional. Roe v Wade is settled legislation and shouldn’t be overturned. This alternative ought to stay between a girl and her physician.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Within the progressive wing of the occasion, the perceived threats to reproductive alternative mobilize girls of all ages, youthful voters, and the occasion’s fundraising.

 

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTlaib turns into first Muslim lady to preside over Home In a single day Vitality: Dems press Inside chief to embrace local weather motion | Lawmakers at odds on tips on how to regulate chemical substances in water | Warren releases local weather plan for army In a single day Protection: Lawmakers on edge over Iran tensions | Questions rise after State pulls personnel from Iraq | Senators demand briefing | Home panel advances 0B Pentagon spending invoice | Warren gives plan on local weather threats to army MORE (D-N.Y.) used her social media and e mail megaphones to rally supporters to donate to Deliberate Parenthood and to talk out for abortion rights.

 

The Alabama legislation, Ocasio-Cortez’s marketing campaign wrote to supporters, “means a baby who’s raped will likely be pressured to hold that being pregnant by their rapist to time period. With a most penalty of 99 years in jail, Alabama will formally punish individuals who search abortions extra harshly than individuals convicted of rape.”

 

“By jailing girls who solely search to train their proper, Alabama Republicans have taken yet one more step in the direction of pushing us again into the previous — of their countless quest to return girls to second-class citizen standing,” she added. (The Hill).

 

The Related Press: Deliberate Parenthood and abortion clinics sued in Ohio on Wednesday to dam the state’s newest and most restrictive abortion legislation.

 

The Washington Submit: Abortion ban response: Democrats erupt, Republicans keep quiet as each side see an influence within the 2020 election.

 

Reuters: Abortion restrictions carry political dangers for Republicans in 2020.

 

The Hill: The Supreme Court docket’s liberal justices are eyeing the courtroom’s conservative majority and abortion challenges in decrease courts.

 

Views and Evaluation:

 

Mary Ziegler: Abortion opponents suppose they’re successful. Have they set themselves as much as fail? Alabama, Georgia and the fetal personhood lure.

 

Cheryl Ok. Chumley: Alabama abortion combat shines gentle on wrongful Roe v. Wade.

 

Adam Liptak, The New York Occasions: The courtroom led by Chief Justice John Roberts is extra more likely to chip away on the constitutional proper to abortion established in 1973 than to overturn it outright. It can have loads of near-term alternatives to take action.

 

The Washington Submit: In Alabama, all 25 votes solid in favor of the abortion invoice got here from white Republican males.

 

The Economist: Alabama’s lawmakers wish to problem Roe v. Wade. That appears unlikely to occur till 2021 on the earliest.

LEADING THE DAY

WHITE HOUSE & ADMINISTRATION: Trump plans to ask Congress to ship him laws that creates a merit-based visa system for authorized immigration as a step towards reforms he and Republican candidates may marketing campaign on into subsequent 12 months.

 

The president’s spring speech within the Rose Backyard about immigration, a difficulty that has divided the 2 events in Congress for many years, will not be anticipated to go anyplace within the Home. Trump’s advisers Stephen MillerStephen MillerTrump to launch uphill bid to overtake immigration legal guidelines Graham unveils invoice to overtake asylum legal guidelines GOP officers unhappy with some solutions from Kushner throughout immigration assembly: report MORE and Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump to launch uphill bid to overtake immigration legal guidelines Graham unveils invoice to overtake asylum legal guidelines GOP officers unhappy with some solutions from Kushner throughout immigration assembly: report MORE consulted with Senate Republicans on Tuesday however haven’t sought enter on the specifics from Home Democratic leaders (The Washington Submit).

 

Backside line: Whether or not on well being care or immigration, the White Home and congressional Republicans consider rallying round proposed legislative reforms attracts contrasts with Democrats and showcases what a second Trump time period would possibly deal with.

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> Immigration: The U.S. army will present and construct six tent cities close to the U.S. southern border to deal with 7,500 migrants, the Protection Division says, noting that performing Secretary of Protection Patrick ShanahanPatrick Michael ShanahanNapolitano claims Trump violated separation of powers Three occasions in final week Pissed off GOP senators need solutions from Trump on Iran Air Pressure No. 2 civilian to take over as performing secretary MORE is predicted to signal a request from the Division of Homeland Safety (NBC Information).

 

> Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): The performing head of the FAA stated Wednesday that Boeing ought to have executed extra to clarify an automatic flight-control system on its 737 Max plane earlier than two lethal crashes, however he defended his company’s security certification of the aircraft and its determination to not floor the jet till different regulators around the globe had already executed so. The FAA official, Daniel Elwell, stated he expects Boeing to submit a repair to the aircraft’s flight-control software program “within the subsequent week or so.” The FAA will analyze the adjustments, conduct take a look at flights and decide what further pilot coaching is required earlier than letting the planes fly once more, he stated (The Related Press).

 

> Trump funds: The president’s newest monetary disclosure report, set for launch right this moment by the Workplace of Authorities Ethics, is predicted to point whether or not his presidency has helped or damage his accommodations, golf resorts and different elements of his enterprise empire in contrast with 2018 (The Related Press).

 

> Hatch Act: Complaints are piling up that Trump administration officers and workers members are campaigning for his or her boss. Within the president’s first 12 months in workplace, formal complaints that staffers violated an 80-year-old legislation prohibiting them from political exercise jumped (Politico).

 

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CONGRESS: Senate Republicans are nervous they could have an Iran downside.

 

Frustration has set in amongst GOP senators who say the Trump administration has largely saved them at nighttime a couple of doable army confrontation with the Center East adversary. Nevertheless, as Alexander Bolton stories, what they know has them on edge already, as Trump has deployed an plane service strike group, a Patriot missile protection battery and an Air Pressure bomber process pressure to the Center East, whereas the State Division has ordered a partial evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.   

 

A couple of legislators have obtained briefings, however many can solely guess on the extent of the risk and the place a ramp up in fight forces could lead.

 

The Washington Submit: Trump, pissed off by advisers, will not be satisfied the time is correct to assault Iran

 

> Lawmakers are transferring rapidly to attempt to notch a bipartisan accomplishment to guard sufferers from large, surprising medical payments, however the efforts have run into issues — particularly, business jockeying and an array of competing plans.

 

As Peter Sullivan writes, Home Vitality and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr.Frank Joseph PalloneWork on shock medical payments goes into overdrive In a single day Well being Care — Introduced by Marketing campaign for Accountability — Alabama invoice heats up combat over abortion | 2020 Dems blast invoice | ACLU challenges Ohio abortion legislation | NC sues e-cig maker Juul | Flurry of exercise on shock medical payments In a single day Well being Care — Introduced by Marketing campaign for Accountability — Home lawmakers provide measure on shock medical payments | High Dems press DOJ on ObamaCare doc requests | Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic MORE (D-N.J.) and Rep. Greg WaldenGregory (Greg) Paul WaldenWork on shock medical payments goes into overdrive In a single day Well being Care — Introduced by Marketing campaign for Accountability — Alabama invoice heats up combat over abortion | 2020 Dems blast invoice | ACLU challenges Ohio abortion legislation | NC sues e-cig maker Juul | Flurry of exercise on shock medical payments Lawmakers at odds over tips on how to deal with unfold of dangerous chemical substances in water MORE (R-Ore.), the committee’s rating member, on Tuesday launched a draft invoice solely days after Trump known as for motion final week. A bipartisan group of senators is predicted to launch a invoice this week as effectively. Nevertheless, the measures use completely different mechanisms to guard sufferers from shock payments, and highly effective hospital and insurer teams are preventing one another over which wins out.

 

ABC Information: Home seeks to slender the scope of Home Judiciary doc requests.

 

The Wall Road Journal: White Home resistance to Price range deal worries Republicans.

 

The Hill: Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinOn The Cash: Mnuchin alerts officers will not launch Trump tax returns | Trump to carry off on auto tariffs | WH nears cope with Mexico, Canada on steel tariffs | GOP fears commerce struggle fallout for farmers | Warren, regulator spar over Wells Fargo Mnuchin says carbon seize tax credit score steerage will likely be out quickly Mnuchin alerts administration will not adjust to subpoena for Trump tax returns MORE alerts administration will not adjust to subpoena for Trump tax returns.

 

Carl Hulse: ‘Larger than a celebration of outdated white males’: GOP girls search to replenish Home ranks.

 

> Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyBush economics director says psychiatrists labeled Trump ‘whole narcissist’ GOP launches anti-BDS discharge petition The Hill’s Morning Report – Introduced by Move USMCA Coalition – After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify once more MORE (R-Calif.) unveiled to members a rebooted model of the “Younger Weapons” program. Together with it being the Home GOP’s high recruitment program, it is going to even be designed to assault weak Home Democrats throughout the 2020 cycle, together with working digital advertisements in opposition to these members, a brand new step for this system.

 

McCarthy rolled out the announcement Tuesday throughout a convention assembly. Deputy Chairs for this system embrace Reps. Martha RobyMartha Dubina RobyThirty-four GOP members buck Trump on catastrophe invoice Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I used to be stopped as a result of it was assumed I used to be an intern’ Insurgency shakes up Democratic institution MORE (R-Ala.), Markwayne MullinMarkwayne MullinInslee presses Trump on local weather change in Home testimony GOP lawmaker attracts backlash for telling Democratic colleague to ‘shut up’ throughout heated ObamaCare debate Home Republicans discover silver lining in minority MORE (R-Okla.), Jim Banks (R-Ind.), and Denver RigglemanDenver RigglemanOvernight Well being Care: Lawmakers get deal to advance long-stalled drug pricing invoice | Home votes to sentence Trump’s anti-ObamaCare push | Eight Home Republicans be a part of with Dems | Trump officers approve Medicaid growth in Maine The Eight Republicans who voted in opposition to Trump’s anti-ObamaCare push Home condemns Trump’s newest anti-ObamaCare push MORE (R-Va.).

 

Josh Kraushaar: Texas’s seventh district could also be 2020’s foremost bellwether.

 

Extra from the Capitol… Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Mike GallagherMichael (Mike) John GallagherSinema, Gallagher quickest lawmakers in charity race Hillicon Valley: Regulators press Congress on privateness invoice | Individuals mimic Russian disinformation ways forward of 2020 | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders again Uber strike | GOP senator targets ‘manipulative’ video video games Sen King, Rep Gallagher to chair bipartisan fee to defend US in our on-line world MORE (R-Wis.) as soon as once more turned the quickest members of Congress on Wednesday. Sinema ran a three-mile course at Washington’s Anacostia Park in a time of 20:45 to set a brand new file for a feminine senator throughout the 38th ACLI Capital Problem highway race, which advantages Junior Achievement. Gallagher was the quickest congressman for the third straight 12 months, ending in 18:37. Sen. John CornynJohn CornynSinema, Gallagher quickest lawmakers in charity race Graham warns of 5G safety risk from China Dem Senate marketing campaign arm hits GOP lawmakers over Trump tax legislation MORE (R-Texas) was the quickest male senator with a time of 30:32. Justice Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughPoll: Majority thinks fetal heartbeat abortion bans aren’t too restrictive GOP sees ‘alternative’ to outlaw abortion underneath Trump, says political editor Progressive group targets Susan Collins over Trump judicial choose MORE, who ran the Capital Problem for years when he was an appeals courtroom choose, completed the highway race in 22:17.

IN FOCUS/SHARP TAKES

POLITICS & CAMPAIGNS: One other Democrat is coming into the 2020 fray.

 

Regardless of a rocky trial balloon interval that featured damaging story after damaging story, New York Metropolis Mayor Invoice de BlasioInvoice de BlasioBill de Blasio to announce presidential bid Thursday May any 2020 Dem fumble an anti-Trump rally at Trump Tower as badly as Invoice de Blasio? De Blasio heckled by Trump supporters at information convention inside Trump Tower MORE (D) is predicted to take the 2020 plunge Thursday morning, bringing the whole of Democratic candidates to a fair two-dozen.

 

De Blasio is scheduled to seem on “Good Morning America” on Thursday to make the information official earlier than making his inaugural 2020 swing via Iowa and South Carolina, based on NBC Information. In keeping with a report, the New York Metropolis mayor is predicted to make a cease in Sioux Metropolis, Iowa, on Friday as a part of his inaugural swing. A Fb publish for the occasion was deleted.

 

De Blasio, who can be the second mayor within the race, will begin off as a significant underdog within the combat for the nomination as he has not polled increased than 1 % in any nationwide or early state polls.

 

Moreover, he’s unpopular again in New York Metropolis. In keeping with a Quinnipiac College Ballot launched in early April, he was underwater with voters within the U.S.’s largest metropolis, with 42 % approving of his job in comparison with 44 % who disapprove. Seventy-six % of New Yorkers additionally stated they didn’t need him to run for president, whereas 47 % stated it might be dangerous for town if he did so.

 

Information of a doable run in current months has additionally sparked a string of unflattering tales, together with from The New York Occasions, The Atlantic and Politico, which quotes one former aide who says a 2020 bid is “f—ing insane.”

 

 

 

 

> Biden has largely tethered himself to former President Obama all through the opening weeks of his 2020 marketing campaign however has proven that he’s prepared to interrupt along with his former boss on a lot of points.

 

As Amie Parnes stories, Biden has come out in help of a $15 minimal wage and has publicly backed a public possibility whereas many others within the 2020 Democratic subject have embraced a “Medicare-for-All” system. Moreover, he has known as for undocumented immigrants to be insured, one thing that isn’t included in Obamacare.

 

The New York Occasions: Biden, campaigning in New Hampshire, straddles previous and current.

 

Politico: Obama ad-maker indicators on with Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegKamala Harris will not take part in Fox Information city corridor: report Political editor says DC, NY media have ‘inflated’ protection of Buttigieg Ballot: Biden leads Trump by double digits in Pennsylvania MORE.

 

Karl Rove: Biden faces the front-runner’s perils.

 

Politico: “It is infuriating”: Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSanders the most recent to voice help for breaking apart Fb Harris says she would ban AR-15 imports by government motion Hillicon Valley: Trump indicators order to guard US networks from Chinese language tech | Huawei downplays order | Trump declines to hitch effort in opposition to on-line extremism | Fb restricts livestreaming | FCC proposes new software in opposition to robocalls MORE staff galled by Biden veep speak.

 

> Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) is desperately seeking to recapture the magic that made him a Democratic star throughout the 2018 cycle throughout his shut loss to Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward Cruz White Home launches software for reporting social media ‘bias’ Cruz warns ‘Area Pressure’ wanted to stop house pirates Vainness Honest editor on O’Rourke lamenting ‘born to be in it’ cowl: ‘I am proud that we obtained it’ MORE (R-Texas).

 

As Jonathan Easley stories, O’Rourke, who has been on a blitz of nationwide media in current days, is on the lookout for a B-12 shot into his marketing campaign as he fades in polling each nationally and in early states and hopes to bump himself again into the highest tier of the Democratic subject.

 

> Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeBiden provides 5 factors to guide over 2020 Dem subject: ballot Let’s hope Democratic candidates resist following Trump’s instance The Hill’s Morning Report – Introduced by Move USMCA Coalition – Main fallout from China commerce talks collapse MORE (D) is attempting to indicate he isn’t a one trick pony.

 

The Democratic governor signed into legislation a well being care invoice that might create a public choice to compete with non-public insurance coverage —- an alternative choice to “Medicare for All” proposals favored by many 2020 candidates. It’s additionally a bid to endear himself to average Democratic voters, and probably some Republicans, who fear about proposals from 2020 contenders that might overhaul the entire business.

 

The transfer additionally reveals that Inslee has a give attention to points exterior local weather change, the difficulty he has staked a lot of his 2020 hopes on in a bid to maneuver up within the polls and snag the nomination.

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OPINION

How one can cease the march to struggle with Iran, by former Underneath Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman, op-ed, The New York Occasions. https://nyti.ms/2WHN8Rg

 

The historic battle between Congress and the White Home, by Dan Mahaffee, director of coverage on the Middle for the Examine of the Presidency and Congress, opinion contributor, The Hill. https://bit.ly/2W2SfOZ

WHERE AND WHEN

Hill.TV’s “Rising” program, beginning at Eight a.m., options Courtney Hunter with the Middle on Habit; Joe Pesce with the Nationwide Science Basis; and Wanda Barfield, assistant U.S. surgeon normal, speaking about pregnancy-related deaths. http://thehill.com/hilltv

 

The Home convenes at 10 a.m. The Home International Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, World Well being, World Human Rights and Worldwide Organizations holds a listening to at 2 p.m. concerning the risks of reporting on human rights, together with testimony from the fiancée of the late Washington Submit author Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed final 12 months contained in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

 

The Senate meets at 10 a.m. and resumes consideration of Wendy Vitter to be a U.S. district choose for the Jap District of Louisiana.

 

The president meets with Ueli Maurer, the president of the Swiss Confederation. He receives his intelligence briefing at 1:30 p.m. Trump will define a legislative proposal for a merit-based visa system throughout a speech within the Rose Backyard at 2:30 p.m. (The Hill). Trump travels to New York Metropolis this night for a reelection fundraising roundtable and dinner.

 

Vice President Pence will journey to Wisconsin to advertise the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Settlement throughout a tour and remarks at 1:15 p.m. at J&D Manufacturing in Eau Claire, and he’ll go to U.S. Military Garrison Fort McCoy at 4:45 p.m. earlier than returning to Washington.  

 

The Hill hosts a dwell occasion titled Employees & The Innovation Age at 8:30 a.m. on the Newseum, with friends together with Sens. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownOn The Cash: Mnuchin alerts officers will not launch Trump tax returns | Trump to carry off on auto tariffs | WH nears cope with Mexico, Canada on steel tariffs | GOP fears commerce struggle fallout for farmers | Warren, regulator spar over Wells Fargo The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Alabama abortion invoice revives nationwide debate High Finance Dem gives invoice to assist these repaying scholar loans save for retirement MORE (D-Ohio) and Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanOn The Cash: Mnuchin alerts officers will not launch Trump tax returns | Trump to carry off on auto tariffs | WH nears cope with Mexico, Canada on steel tariffs | GOP fears commerce struggle fallout for farmers | Warren, regulator spar over Wells Fargo The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Alabama abortion invoice revives nationwide debate GOP senator pans Trump’s help to farmers as ‘very dangerous coverage’ MORE (R-Ohio); Reps. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), co-chairwoman of the Congressional Way forward for Work Process Pressure, and Tim WalbergTimothy (Tim) Lee WalbergOn The Cash: Mnuchin alerts officers will not launch Trump tax returns | Trump to carry off on auto tariffs | WH nears cope with Mexico, Canada on steel tariffs | GOP fears commerce struggle fallout for farmers | Warren, regulator spar over Wells Fargo The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Alabama abortion invoice revives nationwide debate On The Cash: Home chairman points subpoenas for Trump’s tax returns | Trump touts commerce talks as China, US fail to achieve deal | 5 issues to find out about Trump’s commerce struggle with China | GOP gives help for Trump on tariffs MORE (R-Mich.), rating member of the Home Schooling and Labor Subcommittee on Well being, Employment, Labor and Pensions; and Megan J. Smith, founder and CEO of Shift7 and a former U.S. chief expertise officer throughout the Obama administration. The Hill’s editor-in-chief, Bob CusackRobert (Bob) CusackPompeo: Eradicating sanction waivers on Iranian oil gross sales possible will not influence China commerce talks The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden’s bid will get underneath Trump’s pores and skin Trump’s high diplomat marks a 12 months of ‘swagger’ at State MORE, leads the dialogue. Data is HERE.

 

Axios’s Mike Allen hosts an infrastructure occasion at Eight a.m. with Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Home Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), in addition to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D). Data is HERE.

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ELSEWHERE

Tech: Trump signed an government order on Wednesday barring U.S. firms from utilizing telecommunications gear made by companies posing a nationwide safety threat, successfully barring enterprise with China’s Huawei telecom big (The New York Occasions). … Andy Purdy, the chief expertise officer for Huawei Applied sciences USA, instructed The Hill in an interview on Wednesday that the corporate would “welcome” such a transfer. … China, nevertheless, voiced its opposition right this moment, saying it is going to take steps to guard its firms (Reuters).

 

Congressional Price range Workplace: Senate and Home Price range leaders have chosen Phillip Swagel, a College of Maryland economist and former Treasury official within the George W. Bush administration, as the following director of Congress’s vital funds arbiter, succeeding Keith Corridor, whose four-year time period formally ended Jan. 3 (Roll Name).

 

Information you should utilize: William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrAG Barr to journey to El Salvador Majority of voters need Mueller to testify earlier than Congress: ballot Barr jokes with Pelosi: ‘Did you carry your handcuffs?’ MORE’s secret ardour is … the bagpipes! “All through the eighties, Barr carried out within the Metropolis of Washington Pipe Band — one of many high bagpipe ensembles on the planet — giving new which means to the cool-dad line ‘I was in a band’” (The New Yorker).

THE CLOSER

And eventually … It’s Thursday, which implies it’s time for this week’s Morning Report Quiz! Impressed by the current deaths of celebrities from TV and movie, we’re longing for some sensible guesses about iconic entertainers.

 

E-mail your responses to [email protected] and/or [email protected], and please add “Quiz” to topic strains. Winners who submit right solutions will take pleasure in some well-deserved e-newsletter fame on Friday.

 

Actress Peggy Lipton, who died Saturday at age 72, received a Golden Globe Award for finest actress for her portrayal of character Julie Barnes in what hit tv program?

 

  1. ”Cagney and Lacey”
  2. “The Mod Squad”
  3. ”Laverne & Shirley”
  4. ”The Streets of San Francisco”

 

Zoologist and “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” host Jim Fowler, who did on Could Eight at age 87, gained an enormous and appreciative following as a visitor (with animals) paired with which speak present host?

 

  1. Mike Douglas
  2. Dick Cavett
  3. Johnny Carson
  4. David Letterman

 

Humorous man Tim Conway, an actor, author and director who died Tuesday at age 85, created tv gold from 1967 to 1978 with which humorous lady?

 

  1. Joan Rivers
  2. Lucille Ball
  3. Mary Tyler Moore
  4. Carol Burnett

 

Film star Doris Day — a comedic and dramatic actress and singer who received Golden Globe and Grammy awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom — died Tuesday at age 97. Which of those famed actors was NOT certainly one of her cinematic love pursuits?

 

  1. Rock Hudson
  2. Humphrey Bogart
  3. Cary Grant
  4. James Stewart

 

 

 

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