Democrats face uphill battle in 2024 Senate race

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United States Senator Kyrsten Sinema (Democrat of Arizona), left, United States Senator Joe Manchin III (Democrat of West Virginia), center, and United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen (Democrat of New Hampshire) listen as United States Senator Rob Portman (Republican of Ohio) makes remarks on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Rod Lamkey / CNP/Sipa USA.

Democrats are worrying about the Senate map as 23 seats are up for reelection, as compared to 10 on the Republican side. Many of these seats are in swing states or red states. What should Democrats do to ensure some wins?

Then, Biden is set on partnering with Vice President Kamala Harris again in 2024, despite her low approval ratings. Will this impact his electability? Researchers have stated that past vice presidents have not moved the needle on votes for a president. But is it different this time when the concern around Harris isn’t her competency as vice president, but whether she’s capable of being president should Biden not make it?

Lastly, Americans are facing a loneliness epidemic that’s affecting their mental and physical health. It’s been an issue since before the COVID pandemic, but we didn’t publicly start talking about it until after. Why did it take so long for people to open up about it, and what can they do to address it? 




Sarah Isgur


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