ROUNDUP: Rocket Fail, and 2016 Redux?

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BLUE ORIGIN FAIL: An unmanned rocket owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space travel company crashed near Cape Canaveral, FL, shortly after launch yesterday, although the payload containing scientific instruments parachuted safety back to earth. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident. Read more.

2016 REDUX?: Polls in many of the key battlegrounds where Democratic Senate candidates are leading their Republican rivals may be skewed in favor of the Democrats by margins similar to the contests in 2016 and 2020, per a recent analysis by The New York Times’ Nate Cohn. According to Cohn, pollsters may be failing to make meaningful changes to the methodologies that led them to “systematically underestimate” Donald Trump’s chances of winning the 2016 presidential election.  Read more.

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