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THE NOTE: COVID battle lines harden ahead of Senate vote. VIA @rickklein  & @alisawiersema 

After a record number of Americans chose to cast their ballot by mail in 2020, Republican-led states and Democrat federal lawmakers are fighting a pitched battle over the rules governing the future of voting in the United States.

"It is disgraceful that Congress has not passed an increase in the minimum wage since 2007," Sen. Sanders says as he announces a $15 minimum wage amendment to the COVID relief bill. "Think of all the things that have transpired since then."

President Biden signaled support to replace decades-old authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East, a little more than a week after he relied on the authorizations to carry out a retaliatory airstrike in eastern Syria.

Pharmacy deserts' are new front in the race to vaccinate for COVID-19.

Detroit has turned down 6,200 doses of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine.

House GOP Leader McCarthy wants to meet with Pres. Biden on crossings at the southern border.

Asked why Pres. Biden hasn't given a press conference yet, White House press sec. Jen Psaki says he "takes questions several times a week," and that a press conference will be scheduled "before the end of the month."

"We certainly have a different approach, Psaki says when asked if Pres. Biden's policies influenced the influx of migration to the U.S. Mexico Border. "We understand the outcome and the impact of that, but we are using every tool at our disposal."

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NASCAR driver Tyler Reddick fires back at Pres. Trump's call for an apology from Bubba Wallace: "We don’t need an apology. We did what was right and we will do just fine without your support."

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Father of Parkland victim slams NRA videos: "If this was put out by a terrorist organization, we would be raising the terror threat level in this country. Why are we letting this lobby have anything to do with DC? I don't understand it!"

Former Pres. Jimmy Carter congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: "We are proud of their well-run campaign and look forward to seeing the positive change they bring to our nation.”

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@jonkarl : “(Dr. Fauci) was more than willing to join us, but the White House wouldn’t allow you to hear from the nation’s leading expert on coronavirus. In fact, they wouldn’t allow any of the medical experts on the president’s own coronavirus task force to appear on this show.”

@POTUS : "There's a big chunk of our citizenry that feels...they're not being treated the same. And that hurts."

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos shares a message in Spanish ahead of #DemDebate : "I am telling Latinos that despite the fact that we are facing difficult times, this is our country, too"

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