Biden redefined ‘bipartisan.’ GOP moderates say it leaves them out.

Posted on AllSides April 29th, 2021
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Bridging Divides, bipartisanship, political polarization, Joe Biden, GOP

Can a bill be bipartisan if it passes with only Democratic votes? The Biden administration says yes, if it includes GOP ideas and Republican voters support it. Republicans say the White House is courting a backlash.

The last time Joe Biden gave a big speech on Capitol Hill, moderate Republican lawmakers were buoyed by what they heard. The newly sworn-in president might be a Democrat, but he had spent 36 years in the Senate. He understood Congress and how deals were done. On that blustery January day, as their former...

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