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Biden works to unify Senate Democrats on $1.9 trillion relief bill
Plus, Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary, and, where Jill Biden drops by for a cup of coffee can make quite a statement.
Former president Trump rules out third party as he moves to firm up control of the Republican Party
Plus, the CDC recommends Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, enabling inoculations to start this week, and the making of Madison Cawthorn.
Minimum wage increase imperiled in covid relief bill by Senate official’s ruling
Plus, Biden defends vaccine rollout as he marks 50 million vaccinations, and a sailor who fell overboard clung to ‘sea rubbish’ for 16 hours to survive.
Focus on fate of $15 minimum wage in Senate as House prepares to take up 1.9 trillion relief bill
Plus, Biden nominates three to USPS board of governors as DeJoy testifies on mail crises, and Supreme Court considers giving police greater powers when pursuing suspects.
Former Capitol security officials blame intelligence lapses for deadly Jan. 6 riot
Plus, the Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia for SolarWinds hacks and the poisoning of an opposition leader, and Justin Trudeau conveys relief in meeting with Biden, but sticking points remain.
Merrick Garland tells senators Capitol riot investigation will be first priority as attorney general
Plus, Dominion Voting Systems files a defamation suit against the MyPillow CEO over false election claims, and the first real-world coronavirus vaccine data out of Britain shows a decline in hospitalizations after the first dose.