As the Washington Post notes, a poll released Tuesday showed overwhelming support for a stimulus package, so it makes sense that McConnell would want to avoid doing something Americans actually want. “The recovery has slowed and without more help it is at risk of backsliding. Neither the virus nor the economic damages it has wrought are gone, and policymakers would be making a serious mistake to act as if they were,” Adam Ozimek, chief economist at Upwork, told the Post.
Pelosi says Dems and White House are moving closer to a stimulus deal, downplays Tuesday deadline (CNBC)
We’re Going to Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Recover From Trump (The Nation)
Key swing states vulnerable to USPS slowdowns as millions vote by mail, data shows ()
Silicon Valley megadonors unleash a last-minute, $100 million barrage of ads against Trump (Vox)
Justice Department charges Google with multiple violations of federal antitrust law ()
Melania Trump cancels plans to attend Tuesday rally citing COVID recovery (CNN)
ISIS attacks surge in Africa even as Trump boasts of a “100-percent” defeated caliphate ()
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are “grifters in the White House,” says Ronald Reagan’s son (Mercury News)
Top State Department Official Repeatedly Drank to Excess on the Job: Watchdog (HuffPost)
Fauci reportedly quotes The Godfather in response to Trump criticisms ()
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Half of Trump supporters believe QAnon’s imaginary claims (Yahoo)
Woman dies a “second time”—months after waking up in funeral home ()
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