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The House will vote on a resolution Thursday condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination and bigotry against minorities "as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contrary to the values and aspirations of the United States."

The big picture: The resolution has caused tension within the Democratic caucus after some members thought it unfairly singled out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for her controversial comments about Israel. The resolution does not name Omar specifically, but condemns stereotypes that some Democrats accused her of exploiting, including Jews having "dual loyalty" to the U.S. and Israel. Notably, it also references the 2017 white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, which brought scrutiny on President Trump after he said there were "very fine people" on both sides of the conflict.

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Pacific Northwest soon to be ground zero for record-shattering heat

Computer model projection showing the unusually strong heat dome over the Pacific Northwest on Sunday. (PivotalWeather).

A heat wave is bringing unprecedented high temperatures to the Pacific Northwest — a region of the country typically cooled by the ocean, rather than central air conditioning. The heat will begin Friday and last into early next week.

Why it matters: The heat wave will shatter monthly and all-time temperature records in the Pacific Northwest. Some of the records could break the old milestones by several degrees.

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The crypto kings

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Bitcoin is largely a wash for 2021, but that isn't dimming crypto optimism among venture capitalists or their deep-pocketed limited partners.

Driving the news: Andreessen Horowitz this morning announced that it's raised $2.2 billion for its third crypto-focused fund.

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BuzzFeed said Thursday it plans to go public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The company is targeting a $1.5 billion valuation upon combining with 890 Fifth Avenue Partners, Inc., a blank-check company.

Driving the news: As part of the transaction, Buzzfeed said it plans to acquire Complex Networks, a lifestyle and entertainment media company, for $300 million in cash and stock.