In other news, a judge has ordered Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to call special elections for two districts he was intentionally leaving open until November. It's likely Democrats will win both districts.
Meanwhile, researchers say we may be under-counting opioid overdoses by as much as 35 percent because overdoses are not being properly recorded on death certificates across the entire country. In some states, recording which drugs killed someone isn't even required by law.
Finally, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says the state will "likely" see its credit rating downgraded by Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s in the near future because the state is under-funding pensions, health care, education, and infrastructure. But raising taxes on the rich is not being considered, of course, because this is Texas.