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Interesting: A large coalition of progressive and pro-immigrant groups is calling on Dem leaders to include legal protections for immigrant essential workers and others in first relief package. Idea is immigrants have contributed to addressing Covid crisis. Organized by @amprog :
Here's my definition: When Biden says unity is essential for national renewal, he means some kind of bundle of civic peace, democratic coexistence, and mutual acknowledgment of the legitimacy of the opposition, not unity of thought.
This is a huge tell. A GOP strategist tells Bloomberg that Senate Republicans don't want a big stimulus bill now because they want to pivot hard to austerity under a Biden presidency, which could cripple it. No wonder McConnell is laughing. New piece:
Holy crap. This is from the new DHS whistleblower complaint. He says he was ordered to "modify" a threat assessment, particularly "the section on White Supremacy" to make "the threat appear less severe," and "include information on the prominence of violent 'left-wing' groups."