Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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Rose Aguilar & Malihe Razahan
On this edition of Your Call, we are discussing the Democratic party’s losses across the county. President-elect Joe Biden won with election with 80 million votes, but Democrats lost dozens of House seats and a number of key Senate races.
Democrats also lost several state legislative races, which could impact redistricting, Medicaid expansion, climate action, and voting rights. Why did Democrats lose seats they expected to win? Where is the reckoning?
NPP figures on the discretionary budget and military spending are cited within.
Dave Levinthal, senior Washington correspondent for Business Insider
Kara Voght, reporter in Mother Jones' DC bureau