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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Reps. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) are hopeful that their bipartisan prison reform bill, which would send 4,000 prisoners home, provide hygiene products to all incarcerated women, and has won the support of the "law and order" President, will pass the House tomorrow afternoon.

Where it stands: Jeffries told reporters on Monday afternoon that support for the bill is "trending in our direction from all corners of the House Democratic Caucus" and that significant support for the bill from the Congressional Black Caucus has emerged in the past few days.

Yes, but: Some Democrats will vote no on the principal that the bill does not address federal sentencing guidelines, as well as a much smaller handful of hardline Republicans, according to Collins.

What to watch: The Senate. If the bill makes it there, there will be even greater pressure, led by Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, to include sentencing reform. But adding sentencing reform to the bill would also risk the support of some crucial Republicans, including President Trump.

Go deeper

Schumer's m(aj)ority checklist

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Capitalizing on the Georgia runoffs, achieving a 50-50 Senate and launching an impeachment trial are weighty to-dos for getting Joe Biden's administration up and running on Day One.

What to watch: A blend of ceremonies, hearings and legal timelines will come into play on Tuesday and Wednesday so Chuck Schumer can actually claim the Senate majority and propel the new president's agenda.

The dark new reality in Congress

National Guard troops keep watch at security fencing. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

This is how bad things are for elected officials and others working in a post-insurrection Congress:

  • Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) said she had a panic attack while grocery shopping back home.
  • Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said police may also have to be at his constituent meetings.
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) told a podcaster he brought a gun to his office on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 because he anticipated trouble with the proceedings that day.
Off the Rails

Episode 3: Descent into madness ... Trump: "Sometimes you need a little crazy"

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photos: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. This Axios series takes you inside the collapse of a president.

Episode 3: The conspiracy goes too far. Trump's outside lawyers plot to seize voting machines and spin theories about communists, spies and computer software.

President Trump was sitting in the Oval Office one day in late November when a call came in from lawyer Sidney Powell. "Ugh, Sidney," he told the staff in the room before he picked up. "She's getting a little crazy, isn't she? She's really gotta tone it down. No one believes this stuff. It's just too much."