What Can President Biden Accomplish in Congress? A Conversation with Norm Ornstein

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Norm Ornstein, Walter Mondale
February 9, 2021 - 12:00 pm CST
- 1:00 pm CST
Virtual Event

Joe Biden entered the White House with dire news blasting around him. The coronavirus continues its rampage across America, and the economy is on its knees. The President's much-promised "unity" is being tested by opposition from Republicans and Democrats, who either want more progressive or moderate policies. What are Biden's prospects? Washington sage Norm Ornstein joins us, as well as Former Vice President Walter Mondale; Professor Larry Jacobs moderates.

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Norm Ornstein is an emeritus scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he has been studying politics, elections, and the U.S. Congress for more than four decades. He often appears on C-SPAN, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, NPR, and PBS News Hour, among other outlets. He served as an election analyst for CBS News for thirty years, and also was an on-air election analyst for BBC News. Dr. Ornstein’s articles and opinion pieces have been published widely, including in Foreign Affairs, the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Politico, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA Today. He is also a contributing editor and columnist for The Atlantic.