Weekend thread: What's happening?

Progressives in Congress embrace their power. 700,000 deaths from Covid-19. Supreme Court on the defensive.

An open thread for everyone to discuss what’s happening in the news, what you’re thinking about or what you’re doing this weekend.

We’ve not seen anything like this in decades — perhaps not ever: Progressives in Congress held the line, not caving to the handful of conservative Democrats on passing the bipartisan infrastructure bill without the multi-tril…

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