Rep. Andy Levin on Biden's future Cabinet and the urgency of passing COVID relief

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Michigan Congressman Andy Levin is being floated as a possibility for the position of Labor Secretary in the Biden administration. He joins CBSN to discuss that, plus the future of the Democratic Party and the urgency of passing a new coronavirus stimulus package.

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