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Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday that Democrats and Republicans have reached a bipartisan deal to end the government shutdown until February 8th, by which time if a deal is not reached, the Senate will immediately look to DACA legislation.

Why it matters: Not everyone is happy with the agreement, however, and numerous senators are still voting "no."

  • Sen. Kamala Harris sent a statement saying that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's words on DACA "fell far short of the ironclad guarantee I needed to support a stopgap spending bill".
  • Sen. Kristen Gillibrand tweeted: "I want to see the government re-open as much as anyone, but this bill fails to fix the moral issue we must solve. That's why I voted against it."
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted: "It’s been over 100 days since protection for 800k Dreamers ended, since community health centers were funded, since hurricanes ravaged TX, FL & PR. The Republicans refused to fix any of these issues– and they still haven't fixed them. We don't need new promises. We need new laws."
  • Sen. Bob Menendez tweeted: "I couldn’t vote for this CR because nothing in the bill gave me any confidence that in three weeks Congress won’t end up exactly where we are today."
  • Sen. Ed Markey tweeted: "I remain deeply skeptical of any short-term budget agreement that relies on the good faith commitment of @realDonaldTrump. A budgetary vision without funding is a hallucination."
  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto tweeted, ".@realDonaldTrump created a crisis when he ended #DACA. Now, thousands of #Dreamers have lost their status, their jobs, & living in fear of deportation. Pitting Americans against one another is no way to govern. I voted no on cloture b/c Dreamers cannot wait. We must act now."

Other Dems who voted "no:"

  • Sen. Corey Booker
  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein
  • Sen. Mazie Hirono
  • Sen. Patrick Leahy
  • Sen. Jeff Merkley
  • Sen. Chris Murphy
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders
  • Sen. Jon Tester
  • Sen. Ron Wyden

Republicans who voted no:

  • Sen. Mike Lee “believes the federal government should be funded through an open and honest process that allows for transparency and amendments. This continuing resolution was crafted behind closed doors and no amendments were allowed," a Lee spokesman told Axios.
  • Sen. Rand Paul, who rarely votes for any budget that does not balance.

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Trump bump: NYT and WaPo digital subscriptions tripled since 2016

Data: Axios reporting and public filings; Chart: Axios Visuals

The New York Times and The Washington Post have very different strategies for building the subscription news company of the future.

The big picture: Sources tell Axios that the Post is nearing 3 million digital subscribers, a 50% year-over-year growth in subscriptions and more than 3x the number of digital-only subscribers it had in 2016. The New York Times now has more than 6 million digital-only subscribers, nearly 3x its number from 2016.

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Biden's emerging climate orbit

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As of Tuesday morning, we know a lot more about President-elect Joe Biden climate personnel orbit, even as picks for agencies like EPA and DOE are outstanding, so here are a few early conclusions.

Why it matters: They're the highest-level names yet announced who will have a role in what Biden is promising will be a far-reaching climate and energy agenda.

Janet Yellen is back

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A face familiar to Wall Street is back as a central player that this time will need to steer the country out of a deep economic crisis.

Driving the news: President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to nominate former Fed chair Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary.