What We're Following This Afternoon

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An Obama news conference: The president is holding his final news conference of the year. Marina will be watching, and we’ll have a story on it soon. Update: More here

Sanders campaign comes out swinging: Jeff Weaver, Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager, said the campaign will go to federal court if the DNC does not release its data. As we reported this morning, the DNC suspended the campaign’s access to the list of likely Democratic voters after accusing it of improperly accessing Hillary Clinton’s private campaign data.

‘Pharma bro’ resigns as CEO: As we reported yesterday, Martin Shkreli was arrested and charged with securities fraud. Today, he resigned from his position as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. As CEO of Turning, Shkreli raised the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750. Update: More here

Our headlines from the morning are here.