This week on “The Tent,” Daniella and Jesse connect with Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) for an insightful conversation on how the new Democratic majority in the Senate has worked to pass ambitious legislation to bolster the economy and help pull Americans out of the pandemic. She also discusses where bipartisanship has worked—such as with the passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act—and where working across the aisle still poses a challenge, such as with the American Jobs Plan.
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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund. Morgan Spivey is an executive coordinator at the Action Fund.