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Biden's Mid-Term Test

Robert Shapiro, Professor of Government, Columbia University

03-Nov-22 07:30

Biden's Mid-Term Test

The US mid-term elections act as a temperature check for the President in power, and historically the mid-terms tend to favour the party in opposition to the government. The Democratic Party stands to lose their control of both Houses of Congress as a wave of discontent over the economy sours opinions on Joe Biden. How might the outcome of these polls shape the direction of US policy moving forward? We speak to Bob Shapiro of Columbia University for insights ahead of November 8th.

 

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Chong Tjen San


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Categories:  politicsinternational

Tags:  us mid-term electionsjoe bidendemocratic partyrepublican party





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