Why a Senate Win is as Important As the Presidency for Dems
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FEATURING JOHN NICHOLS – While all eyes are on the Presidential race on November 3rd, there are also 35 seats in the US Senate up for election. Even if a Democrat wins the White House this fall, it is control of the US Senate that determines how effectively a new President can govern. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has demonstrated as much, controlling the legislative agenda and judicial nominations like no one in recent memory.
Read John Nichols’ latest piece in The Nation entitled ‘Democrats Will Be Lost Without the Senate,’ HERE.
John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine and host of the podcast, ‘Next Left.’ He is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of the Capital Times. He is also the author of numerous books including Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America (Nation Books) and his latest piece in The Nation is entitled Democrats Will Be Lost Without the Senate.