In a major upset for Democrats Tuesday, Republican Glenn Youngkin eked out a victory in Virginia’s gubernatorial race. Today, we look at the results of that election, and others, to understand the nation one year after the divisive 2020 elections.
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Not everyone’s sold on Biden’s voting rights push. Will it work?
22:44President Biden once said the filibuster was an important part of the legislative process. Now, he's urging changes to get legislation passed. How far will his words go in convincing Senate Democrats? Can he change the future of our election laws?‘A lack of decorum’: Congress in 2021One year (almost) of Biden’s AmericaBiden promised unity. Voters are still divided.
A son's death, Jan. 6, and a congressman's mission
46:09On Jan. 5, 2021, Rep. Jamie Raskin buried his only son. The next day he witnessed firsthand the attack on the Capitol. As we mark a year since the insurrection, we look at how Raskin dealt with his son’s death while serving on democracy’s front lines.
One year later, has Biden’s DOJ brought enough justice?
21:43Where things stand one year after the Jan. 6 attacks on the Capitol? How much has Biden’s administration done to understand what led to the events of that day? And how far has it gone to prevent another major attack on our democracy?Related readingA year later, are the guardrails that protect democracy real or illusory?The attack on the Capitol: A guide to what we now know
24:16In the last episode of our series from October about President Biden and the War in Afghanistan, he takes the reins as commander-in-chief and withdraws U.S. forces. Biden rethinks his stance on military intervention and America’s role in the world.
27:36In the second episode of our October series about President Biden and the War in Afghanistan, we look at the years after the Sept. 11 attacks when Biden called for a major nation-building effort. Over time, though, he begins to doubt his own instincts.
22:57On the 20th anniversary of the first U.S. strikes on Afghanistan, this three-part series explores President Biden's career as it intertwines with the war there. He ultimately chose to end the ‘forever war.’ But what role did he have in starting it?
‘A lack of decorum’: Congress in 2021
31:16Where did Congress succeed this year and where did our governing body fall short? What does party extremism in the Capitol mean for gridlock? And is the existing American system still the best means to govern our country?Related episodes and readingOne year (almost) of Biden’s AmericaPrices are going up. Can Biden bring them down?Are we too divided for unity?
Are we too divided for unity?
38:37President Biden pledged to unify the country, and to do it amid tense racial and cultural division. How far has Biden come on that promise? Will he move toward more aggressively tackling social issues in year 2?Related episodes and readingOne year (almost) of Biden’s AmericaPrices are going up. Can Biden bring them down?Biden promised unity. Voters are still divided.
One year (almost) of Biden’s America
35:03President Biden ran on the promise of returning the nation back to"normal." How far has Biden come? Washington Post White House reporters Ashley Parker, Annie Linskey and Sean Sullivan chat about where things stand nearly a year into Biden's presidency. Prices are going up. Can Biden bring them down?Biden’s climate agenda is bold. Is it enough?Biden vowed a smooth exit from Afghanistan. Now what?
The state of Trump’s affairs
22:49A close look at the state of Donald Trump post-presidency — his businesses, his finances, the ongoing criminal investigations into his actions and how all of those things could affect a potential political comeback.