Biden asks Americans to “imagine a future” beyond the virus, pushing a $1.9 trillion plan to promote jobs and prosperity. It’s Friday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday.

President-elect Joe Biden was not progressives’ first choice for the Democratic presidential nomination. But now that he’s on his way to the Oval Office, he appears to have heeded at least one message from the Bernie Sanders wing of his party: Go big.

In an address last night outlining his $1.9 trillion plan to confront the coronavirus and revive the economy, Biden indicated that he intends to use Democrats’ newfound control of both houses of Congress to push an aggressive economic agenda, with none of moderate Democrats’ typical shyness about government spending. He promised “historic investments” in a combination of “infrastructure, manufacturing, innovation, research and development, clean energy.”

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