Sather Gate at UC Berkeley. Photo by Minesweeper via Creative Commons

In summary

Lawmakers take up the college cheating scandal. A widow brings lawmakers to bipartisan tears. Payday loans, taxes, PG&E’s boss and follow Devin Nunes’ cow.

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