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The state of the Bernie-Biden relationship remains strong

1 month ago   |   By Politico

As Sen. Bernie Sanders fought to include a minimum wage increase inside Democrats' coronavirus relief package , he made sure to keep the White House in the loop.
And as the administration prepared a video of President Joe Biden backing an effort by Amazon workers to unionize in Alabama, the White House made sure members of Sanders' team knew about it too.
The collaboration has paid off. In the hours after the video's release, Bernie World heaped praise on Biden. And as Sanders explored different options for getting a minimum wage hike into the final bill - only for his Plan B to fall apart...
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Biden administration, Senate Democrats retreat on $15 minimum wage in relief bill

Biden administration, Senate Democrats retreat on $15 minimum wage in relief bill

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

The House passed the $1.9T relief bill Saturday with the wage hike included - even though the Senate parliamentarian had already said it would not pass muster in the Senate because of its complicated rules.
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