Sarah Binder, a senior fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings, and Molly Reynolds, a fellow also in Governance Studies, discuss politics and policy in the House and Senate following the 2018 midterm elections. What will change? What will stay the same? What are the prospects for bipartisan legislating? Will Democrats use their new House majority for pursuing a legislative agenda, investigating the Trump administration, or both?
Also in this episode, Senior Fellow David Wessel’s economic update, in which he tackles the question, can the unemployment rate fall too low?
Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Camilo Ramirez, Emily Horne, and our interns Tim Madden and Churon Bernier.
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