Media Roundtable: Democrats prepare to vote on their social issues/climate bill & Republicans win in Virginia
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the latest on the Democrat's social spending and climate bill and coverage of the Republican victories in Virginia. The wealthy private equity executive Glenn Youngkin won the governor’s office and Winsome Sears, an anti-choice pro-Trump Republican, won the lieutenant governor’s race. How did the media cover Tuesday's elections and why did Democrats lose?
John Nichols, national-affairs correspondent for The Nation and author of several books, including The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics
Zachary Carter, writer-in-residence with the Omidyar Network's Reimagining Capitalism initiative and author of The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes
The Nation: Democrats Can’t Fail to Govern and Expect to Win
The Atlantic: The Democratic Unraveling Began With Schools
The Guardian: House Democrats expected to vote on Biden’s $1.75tn package after months of contention