Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with John Nichols, the nationwide affairs correspondent for The Nation journal and host of the podcast, ‘Next Left.’ He is a contributing author for The Progressive and In These Times and the affiliate editor of the Capital Times. He can be the writer of quite a few books together with Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America (Nation Books) and The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics.
The November 2nd election leads to a handful of races across the nation had been seen as a warning signal for the Democratic Party. In Virginia, Democrat Terri McAuliffe misplaced to a Trump backed Republican Glenn Youngkin and in New Jersey, incumbent Governor Phil Murphy barely held on to his seat in opposition to a GOP challenger in a race that was anticipated to be a a lot simpler win. Elsewhere, Republicans made inroads in smaller places of work and on some faculty boards the place the newest tradition battle over important race idea is shaping up.
Days after the elections, House Democrats along with a handful of Republicans handed President Joe Biden’s infrastructure invoice, decoupling it from the Build Back Better invoice. Half a dozen stalwart progressive Democrats voted no on the Infrastructure invoice.
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