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Two immigration bills that would include protections for DACA recipients will get a vote in the House next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan's office announced Tuesday evening, averting efforts to force votes on four immigration bills led by moderate Republicans.

The big picture: Rep. Bob Goodlatte's bill, which is popular among hardline conservatives and most closely follows the president's immigration priorities, will get a vote, according to Politico, but is not expected to pass. The second vote will be on the Republican compromise bill, which has yet to be revealed and whose details are still being haggled over between moderates and conservative Freedom Caucus members.

Be smart: Immigration is a hugely controversial and partisan issue, particularly in this administration, and these votes come ahead of a perilous midterm season for House Republicans.

  • Even if a bill managed to pass the House, it would have an even tougher time making it through the Senate which failed to find a DACA solution earlier this year. And with court injunctions keeping the DACA program running for the next several months at least, there is no immediacy.

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Food banks feel the strain without holiday volunteers

People wait in line at Food Bank Community Kitchen on Nov. 25 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Food Bank For New York City

America's food banks are sounding the alarm during this unprecedented holiday season.

The big picture: Soup kitchens and charities, usually brimming with holiday volunteers, are getting far less help.

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AstraZeneca CEO: "We need to do an additional study" on COVID vaccine

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AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said on Thursday the company is likely to start a new global trial to measure how effective its coronavirus vaccine is, Bloomberg reports.

Why it matters: Following Phase 3 trials, Oxford and AstraZeneca said their vaccine was 90% effective in people who got a half dose followed by a full dose, and 62% effective in people who got two full doses.

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  1. Health: Coronavirus cases rose 10% in the week before Thanksgiving.
  2. Politics: Supreme Court backs religious groups on New York coronavirus restrictions.
  3. World: Expert says COVID vaccine likely won't be available in Africa until Q2 of 2021 — Europeans extend lockdowns.
  4. Economy: The winners and losers of the COVID holiday season.
  5. Education: National standardized tests delayed until 2022.