Roll Call: “Pelosi’s dilemma: Fuel the fires or practice what Biden preaches?”

The Winston Group’s David Winston writes in today’s Roll Call about Joe Biden’s calls for unity since the election, in contrast with Congressional Democrats’ seeming pursuit of a more progressive agenda.

When you lose seats like Florida’s 27th District or Iowa’s 2nd or Texas’ 23rd, perhaps a little introspection on the part of the speaker might be in order. Perhaps rethinking a progressive agenda that is at odds with a center-right country is a good first step. But if the events of the past couple of weeks are any indication, congressional Democrats are gearing up for more ideological battles, not preparing for peace talks.

Read the full piece here.

Published by Caitlin Peartree

Caitlin joined the Winston Group in November 2015. Originally from upstate New York, Caitlin graduated from the University of Notre Dame in May 2015. She received a Bachelor of Arts in the Program of Liberal Studies, a great books program, and in French. Her coursework focused on literature, philosophy, theology, history, fine arts, and science, and she is fluent in French. Prior to joining the Winston Group, Caitlin gained experience as an intern with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP). Her interests include health and education policy.