- The Democratic Party accomplished its goal of regaining control of the White House and Congress. Now, the hard work begins. The party will need to find a way to balance President Biden’s centrism with its more progressive factions as it looks to shape tax, infrastructure, and Covid-19-related legislation over the near term.
- The Republican Party is already focusing on 2022 midterm elections – and the road to another presidential election in 2024. Former President Donald Trump and his base of supporters remain a major power center of GOP politics. In the months ahead, Republican legislators will have to balance attempts to appeal to more centrist voters with the need to appease and appeal to the Trump wing of the party.
- Although Democrats control both houses of Congress, President Biden’s ambitious first term agenda will face partisan challenges – and likely be shaped by more centrist Democratic Party legislators such as Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
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