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NO TRUST: “Less than half of Americans trust the government to handle problems, an all-time low, according to a new poll,” writes James Arkin. Only 49 percent of Americans were confident in the government’s ability to solve international problems, while 42 percent think the government can fix domestic issues: James Arkin forPOLITICO: Poll: New low for government trust
 
FIGHT OVER NUMBERS: As members of Congress ramp up for the upcoming fiscal battles, “a quieter battle is being waged with Democrats and within the GOP: 967, 986 or 1,058. As in billion," writes Matt Fuller. "That’s the difference between next year’s sequester level, the funding level in leadership’s bill and next year’s pre-sequester level, respectively, and which number makes it into the short-term continuing resolution keeping the government open past Sept. 30 will set the table for the fall fiscal fights to follow.” Matt Fuller for Roll Call: Leaders Look to Bank Leverage for Fall Fiscal Fights
 
PARTISAN DIVIDES: The diplomatic agreement on Syria is revealing a stark partisan divide, with Republican leadership criticizing the plan and Democrats lining up to support it. During the debate over taking military action in Syria, the party lines were blurred with Democrats and Republicans forming alliances across the aisle: Kristina Peterson for The Wall Street Journal: Syria Deal Revives a Partisan Divide
 
 
PROBLEM SOLVER BIRTHDAY: Happy birthday to Problem Solver Sen. Mark Kirk!
 
THE DAILY BREAK: J.K. Rowling has announced that she’s working on a new Harry Potter spin-off movie -- click here to learn more about it.
 
 
STAT OF THE DAY: There are 83 members of Congress in the No Labels Problem Solvers coalition. Click here to meet them.
 

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