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86% of American voters, including 76% of Republicans, say they want Dreamers to remain in the country, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac.

  • Why it matters: Jeff Flake announced today that a bipartisan group of senators had reached a deal on immigration that would protect the 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. But the White House and other immigration hardliners in Congress are not sold.
  • This latest poll confirms others from CNN, Marist, and CBS News showing that the vast majority of Americans back legal status for Dreamers.

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Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.

Post-debate poll finds Biden strong on every major issue

Joe Biden speaks Friday about "The Biden Plan to Beat COVID-19," at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

This is one of the bigger signs of trouble for President Trump that we've seen in a poll: Of the final debate's seven topics, Joe Biden won or tied on all seven when viewers in a massive Axios-SurveyMonkey sample were asked who they trusted more to handle the issue.

Why it matters: In a time of unprecedented colliding crises for the nation, the polling considered Biden to be vastly more competent.