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[Carl P. Leubsdorf] Biden makes his case for unity, but are GOP lawmakers listening?
[Carl P. Leubsdorf] Biden makes his case for unity, but are GOP lawmakers listening?
ViewpointsJan 22, 2021
To anyone who followed Joe Biden’s successful campaign and his comments since clinching the presidency, the underlying theme of his inaugural address was hardly a surprise: a plea for national unity and a pledge to govern for all Americans, regardless for whom they voted. But the most crucial aspect of Biden’s speech may prove to be whether his tone helps persuade enough congressional Republicans that the nation’s current problems are sufficiently serious they need respond to