Joe Biden is trying to have his own “teaching moment” but Republicans are still lined up behind Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
Fifty years ago today, the House voted to lower the voting age to 18. Nixon backed it. But eventually, the right learned that Republicans do better when fewer people vote.
Joe Biden and Raphael Warnock tour Georgia Friday—and it’s a well-deserved victory lap for the new senator, who was key to passing debt relief for Black farmers.
Regina Rodriguez is qualified, she’s Latina, and she was already denied a seat by Mitch McConnell. So why are some progressive groups against her?
Like a lot of states, the Virginia Republican Party just keeps getting Trumpier. Unlike a lot of those states, Virginia is blue.
The 9/11 commission was subject to controversy, but its findings were broadly endorsed. We need a 1/6 commission badly. But will everyone accept it?
But that will only happen if lawmakers feel the heat from voters to do something to hold Trump accountable.
If anyone can be the Turtle whisperer, it’d be Biden. But that doesn’t mean Mitch will care.
Biden won’t be played the way Obama was. The country’s needs are urgent and if McConnell doesn’t move soon to signal real cooperation from at least 10 Republicans, it’s game over.
Democrats control the Senate and House for now, but their fragile majorities won’t be easy to maintain.