There’s a growing realization among Democrats that their plans for a $3.5 trillion spending package to reshape the nation’s social safety net and to tackle climate change will have to be slimmed down because of anxious centrists worried about the 2022 midterms.
Being young is weird, to put it bluntly, and a lot of it comes from not having the world quite figured out. Even well into one’s late teens and early twenties, the sufficient amount of life experience to be considered worldly hasn’t occurred to the vast majority of kids and it seems to be getting pushed back more and more.
The Texas Legislature sent a sweeping rewrite of the state’s election laws to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday, dealing a bruising defeat for Democrats after a monthslong, bitter fight over voting rights.