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Sam and Emma host Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) of Salon.con and Hullabaloo to discuss the Senate's efforts to pass Biden's $1.9T Covid relief bill, Cuomo's fall from grace, and other top stories of the week. And Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler) joins us in the fun half.

On today's show: Sen. Ron Johnson delays Covid relief bill with bizarre visual metaphor, making clerks read bill out loud.

Sam and Emma host Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) of Salon.con and Hullabaloo to discuss the Senate's efforts to pass Biden's $1.9T Covid relief bill, Cuomo's fall from grace, and the Voting Rights Act. Strengths and weaknesses of Biden's stimulus vs Trump's. How much time do Dems have to improve on voting rights before the door shuts on them forever?

Comedian Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler) joins the program to discuss the weird news of the day, including the revelation that their colleague Jimmy Pesto was among the group of MAGAs that stormed the capitol.

On the fun half: Bernie calls out parliamentarian, says it's ridiculous that an unelected staffer makes decision about $15/hr. Sam and Emma give opinions on Bernie's strategy. Kyrsten Sinema does a sassy dip as she votes against $15 minimum wage. Mitch McConnell says $1.9T relief bill is unnecessary because economy is already bouncing back due to GOP efforts under Trump. Glenn Greenwald claims that Trump, Bannon, and Tucker Carlson are socialists. Plus, your IMs.

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