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⚡ Breaking: At 5:34 a.m., Vice President Harris acted as tie-breaker for the first time. The Senate voted 51-50 to advance a budget resolution that's a vehicle for President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief proposal.
- 🌎 UN Secretary-General António Guterres today named Mike Bloomberg "special envoy for climate ambition and solutions," Axios' Ben Geman reports.