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The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate Dems face unity test; Tanden nomination falls

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Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe!

Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each morning this week: Monday, 513,091; Tuesday, 514,657; Wednesday, 516,608.

The Senate will officially kick off consideration of the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package as party leaders urge Senate Democrats to stick together and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) predicts that they will have the votes to pass the massive bill. 

The Senate Democratic Conference on Tuesday met virtually with President BidenJoe BidenIntercept bureau chief: minimum wage was not 'high priority' for Biden in COVID-19 relief South Carolina Senate adds firing squad as alternative execution method Obama alum Seth Harris to serve as Biden labor adviser: report MORE, who pushed them to remain “united” in the coming days, with Biden and Schumer needing every Democrat on board to get the blueprint through a 50-50 upper chamber. 

“President Biden made his pitch today to our entire caucus. And he said we need to pass this bill and pass it soon,” Schumer told reporters after the call. 


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