Is there a 4th Democrat ready to run for Governor?; Thoughts and prayers for the NRA; Did he just speak Spanish?

Is there a 4th Democrat ready to run for Governor?; Thoughts and prayers for the NRA; Did he just speak Spanish?

Is America Ready for Mayor Pete?
He’s a Rhodes scholar, served in Afghanistan and is the first openly gay presidential candidate. But as his campaign takes off, Pete Buttigieg is under fire for his record on race relations in South Bend. (Rolling Stone)

Family of man fatally shot by South Bend cop files lawsuit against city, officer
The family of Eric Logan, who was shot by a South Bend police officer earlier this month, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city and the officer.  (South Bend Tribune)

Is there a 4th Democrat ready to run for Governor?
Is there a 4th Democrat ready tho throw their hat in to the ring for Governor? I had a lengthy conversation Wednesday night with a friend who indicated he may be set to throw his hat in to the mix for Governor. (Indiana Talks Network)

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns
The National Rifle Association has shut down production at NRATV and cut ties with advertising firm Ackerman McQueen, the New York Times reports.(Axios)

Why U.S. Soccer’s Megan Rapinoe Is the Hero We Need Now
As the U.S. women’s soccer team advances into the quarterfinals, star player Megan Rapinoe has found herself in league with Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey on the list of beloved celebrities Donald Trump has insulted on Twitter. The president seems to be upset about a video clip, published Tuesday, where an interviewer asks Rapinoe if she’s excited to visit the White House, pending a fourth World Cup victory for the women’s team. Rapinoe doesn’t miss a beat. “Pfff,” she scoffs. “I’m not going to the fucking White House.” (Rolling Stone)

Cory Booker’s face when Beto O’Rourke speaks Spanish at debate goes viral
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker’s (D) facial expression when former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) began speaking Spanish at one point during the first 2020 Democratic debate Wednesday night went viral online. ((The Hill)

Durable goods orders fall 1.3% in May
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell sharply in May while demand in a category that tracks business investment rose modestly. (Journal Gazette)

Dixie Chicks announce first album in 13 years
The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus. The award-winning group’s lead singer, Natalie Maines, took to Instagram recently to tease a new album. ((WTHR)

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