American democracy will probably survive its current difficulties. Democracy as the default mode in the world certainly will.
The obvious way to continue this article would be to point out that Joe Biden won the election, that thanks to the run-off elections in Georgia, the Democrats will control both houses of Congress, and that the joint session of Congress withstood the assault of Trump’s storm-troopers on Jan. 6, 2021, pictured, writes Gwynne Dyer.
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LONDON, U.K.—If I have to read one more hand-wringing article about the ‘crisis of American democracy’ and what it means for the world, I’m going to retch.
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'We simply have to find the bandwidth for the joint committee to meet virtually or in a hybrid format,' says Independent Senator Yuen Pau Woo, who is designated to become co-chair of the Scrutiny of Regulations Joint Co
A House-wide test of the new remote voting application developed by the administration has yet to take place, and questions on how exactly voting by app would work and look in the Chamber remain to be ironed out.