With U.S. mid-term elections coming up, and most reliable forecasts showing that Democrats will likely lose the majority in the House and several seats in the Senate, there’s a big unanswered question about whether there is scope to advance a progressive social policy agenda in a bipartisan environment. The experience with health reform was not hopeful, still I offer you this poll. Vote and share your thoughts in the comments.
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