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2010 Midterms

  1. politics
    Why Big Mo Matters to BidenPast presidents — including Barack Obama — who got off to a slow or clumsy start often paid dearly for it. Biden wants to avoid that fate.
  2. politics
    History Suggests Democratic Trifecta Could Be Short-LivedAs Democrats officially take control of the Senate, they’d be wise to move fast: Republicans shattered their last two trifectas in just two years.
  3. vision 2020
    If He Wants to Save the Country, Biden Needs to Understand Obama’s FailuresIf he wins, Biden will face challenges more daunting than those Obama faced, and failed to vanquish, in 2009. He’ll need to aim higher.
  4. politics
    Scott Brown and a Perilous Decade For ProgressivismIn January 2010 all the excitement associated with Obama’s election began to dissipate after a special election in Massachusetts.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Unlike Obama, Trump’s Response to Midterm Defeat Was to Double DownObama took responsibility for his party’s defeat and at least offered negotiations with the opposing party. Trump: not so much.