Ukraine gets the U.S. gets a little more united — for now


WASHINGTON — If it’s Wednesday … Ukraine President Zelenskyy addresses Congress to ask for more U.S. assistance. … President Biden speaks afterward to announce an additional $800 million in security aid to Ukraine, per NBC’s Carol E. Lee. … The Fed is expected to raise interest rates. … Mike Gibbons gets scrutiny in Ohio Senate. … Andrew Cuomo is spending millions on ads. … NBC’s Benjy Sarlin explains how “energy independence” is easier said than done. … And Herschel Walker muses on evolution.

But first: The United States is more united on Ukraine — at least right now — than on any other recent issue we can remember.

Just look at this polling Pew released Tuesday:

  • 85 percent of Americans (including 88 percent of Democrats and 85 percent of Republicans) want to keep strict economic sanctions on Russia.
  • 77 percent of all adults (including 81 percent of…

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