— Elizabeth Warren ended her campaign on Thursday, winnowing the field to an effective two-man race between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Warren did not make an immediate endorsement — but Sanders and his allies heaped praise on the Massachusetts senator.
— Michigan will be the biggest prize in next Tuesday’s presidential primary, with both campaigns turning their attention to the state.
— The Federal Election Commission is investigating apparent straw donations to now-freshman Rep. Steve Watkins’ (R-Kan.) 2018 campaign from his father, the latest blow to the embattled Republican.
Days until the March 10 primaries: 4
Days until the Phoenix Democratic debate: 9
Days until the March 17 primaries: 11
Days until the 2020 election: 242