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  1. Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
  2. The former president is proposing a yearlong bash to commemorate 250 years of independence.
  3. An account impersonating the New York congresswoman cropped up over the weekend, going viral and catching the attention of Twitter's owner and the lawmaker herself.
  4. The Texas House later voted to impeach Paxton, triggering his suspension from office.
  5. The vote triggers Paxton’s immediate suspension from office pending the outcome of a trial in the state Senate.