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A majority of Americans support allowing DREAMers to stay in the United States and become citizens provided they meet certain requirements, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll.

  • By the numbers: 58% supported allowing DREAMers to become citizens while another 18% thought they should be allowed to become legal residents but not become citizens. Just 15% believed that DREAMers should be deported or removed from the U.S.
  • More widely: Those numbers carried over to illegal immigrants more generally, too. 49% believed they should stay and become citizens and 21% wanted them to stay and become legal residents — only 22% supported deportation or removal.
  • Why it matters: President Trump's decision to wind down DACA and push immigration reform to the forefront of an already packed congressional calendar looks set to highlight one of the rare issues that doesn't break down purely by party affiliation.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9:45 p.m. ET: 19,282,972 — Total deaths: 718,851 — Total recoveries — 11,671,491Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9:45 p.m. ET: 4,937,441 — Total deaths: 161,248 — Total recoveries: 1,623,870 — Total tests: 60,415,558Map.
  3. Politics: Trump says he's prepared to sign executive orders on coronavirus aid.
  4. Education: Cuomo says all New York schools can reopen for in-person learning.
  5. Public health: Surgeon general urges flu shots to prevent "double whammy" with coronavirus — Massachusetts pauses reopening after uptick in coronavirus cases.
  6. World: Africa records over 1 million coronavirus cases — Gates Foundation puts $150 million behind coronavirus vaccine production.

Warren and Clinton to speak on same night of Democratic convention

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton both are slated to speak on the Wednesday of the Democratic convention — Aug. 19 — four sources familiar with the planning told Axios.

Why it matters: That's the same night Joe Biden's running mate (to be revealed next week) will address the nation. Clinton and Warren represent two of the most influential wise-women of Democratic politics with the potential to turn out millions of establishment and progressive voters in November.

Trump considering order on pre-existing condition protections, which already exist

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President Trump announced on Friday he will pursue an executive order requiring insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions, something that is already law.

Why it matters: The Affordable Care Act already requires insurers to cover pre-existing conditions. The Trump administration is currently arguing in a case before the Supreme Court to strike down that very law — including its pre-existing condition protections.