Monday, December 11, 2023

A Paradoxical Week for Democrats


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Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia’s announcement that he’ll no longer search reelection in 2024 capped a paradoxical week for Democrats. Manchin’s information places Democrats’ keep watch over of the Senate at larger possibility on the similar time that polling for President Joe Biden continues to say no. However there was once excellent information for Democrats: They scored numerous victories in Tuesday’s off-year election, together with swing state Ohio vote casting to codify the appropriate to an abortion within the state’s charter.

Becoming a member of the editor in leader of The Atlantic and moderator, Jeffrey Goldberg, this week to talk about this and extra are David Brooks, a columnist at The New York Instances and the writer of Know a Particular person: The Artwork of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Observed; Eugene Daniels, a White Area correspondent and a co-author of Politico’s Playbook; Asma Khalid, a White Area correspondent at NPR; and Ed O’Keefe, a senior White Area and political correspondent at CBS.


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