Republicans will take control of the House in January, but the Senate will remain in Democratic control. Until then, Democrats have a lot of work to do in the lame-duck session.
NPR looks at what the new Congress means for progress on House Republican priorities and Biden’s legislative agenda. How productive can a divided government be?
With a Republican senator and a Democratic governor, Wisconsin serves as an example of what divided government can look like. Wisconsinites share how they feel about the issue.
NPR’s Juana Summers talks with Jim Messina, former President Obama’s deputy White House chief of staff, and Republican strategist Ron Bonjean about how to manage a divided country after the midterm elections.
With the possibility of divided government and the upcoming 2024 election, how will the president and Congress govern? What, if anything, can they achieve in the next two years?
For some it was “necessary”, for others a source of “sadness” – six months after Moscow launched its offensive in Ukraine, many Russians remain divided over the conflict. In and around Moscow ahead of this week’s anniversary, some expressed support for what Russia calls its “special military operation” in its pro-Western neighbor, while others expressed … Read more
A third person is now in the race for the Zulu throne as the brothers of the late Amazulu king have named Prince Buzabazi ka Zwelithini as their preferred candidate. Prince Mbonisi, the brother of the late King Goodwill Zwelithini, and some other members of the royal family have announced Prince Buzabazi, the third born … Read more
Hopes of a united African National Congress (ANC) emerging from this weekend’s political conference will not materialise, according to political analyst Andre Duvenhage. Speaking of The citizen Duvenhage said on Saturday that although the ANC’s internal factional battles continued unabated, even at this weekend’s conference party leader Cyril Ramaphosa would still have the upper hand … Read more