AGAINST THE GRAIN

The audacity of optimism

Right now, the parties look bitterly divided and as polarized as ever. But both Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell have clear political incentives to work together for their own parties’ futures.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden on their way to a joint session of Congress to count Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, 2017
AP Photo/Zach Gibson
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