Dems vow to plow forward on Biden agenda, even after election faceplants
Joe Biden suffered his first major political lashing as president Tuesday.
But even as Democrats were processing a battering in the Virginia governor’s race and the uncomfortably close gubernatorial election in New Jersey, the White House and officials across the party pledged to forge ahead with the twin pillars of the president’s domestic agenda. Several made the case that Tuesday’s results only added to the pressure for them to do so.
“We have to show we can govern,” said Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.), citing a recent breakthrough in talks to...