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•  CNBC reports that "more than two dozen groups representing U.S. businesses and employers unveiled a new coalition to fight against virtually every Democratic plan to raise taxes on self-described 'job creators.'

"The coalition of 28 industry groups argues that hiking taxes on corporations will hamper the U.S. economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

"The alliance emerges in direct opposition to President Joe Biden, who is pushing trillions of dollars in spending on a slew of economy-overhauling projects, to be paid for in large part by raising rates on corporations and the richest Americans."

Among the organizations that are part of the coalition are the National Grocers Association, International Foodservice Distributors Association, and the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America.