WASHINGTON — The nationalization of our politics is now entire. Smartly, virtually.
Day-to-day Kos Elections finished its depend of the 2020 presidential vote in all 435 congressional districts, and it discovered that Joe Biden carried 224 districts, whilst Donald Trump received 211.
That’s virtually just like the true 222-213 partisan cut up in Congress that resulted after the 2020 congressional contests.
There have been most effective 16 crossover districts in 2020 — 9 Republicans cling districts that Biden carried final 12 months, and 7 Democrats constitute districts that Trump received.
The opposite 419 congressional districts are represented by way of the birthday celebration that received it within the presidential contest.
The ones 16 crossover districts from the 2020 election are down from 35 in 2016 and 83 in 2008.
It’s simply the newest information underscoring how polarized — and nationalized — our politics have change into.
As we’ve identified prior to, most effective six states within the nation now have cut up Senate illustration, the place a Democrat and a Republican each constitute it within the U.S. Senate.
That’s down from 21 cut up states in 1993.
Base line: With only a few exceptions, what occurs on the most sensible of the price tag carries over to the ground.
Meet the 16 crossover districts
Trump-Democratic congressional districts (7)
- Maine 2 (Golden)
- Pa. eight (Cartwright)
- N.J. three (Kim)
- Mich. eight (Slotkin)
- Sick. 17 (Bustos)
- Iowa three (Axne)
- Wisc. three (Sort)
Biden-GOP congressional districts (nine)
- Pa. 1 (Fitzpatrick)
- N.Y. 24 (Katko)
- Fla. 27 (Salazar)
- Texas 24 (Van Duyne)
- Neb. 2 (1st baron beaverbrook)
- Calif. 21 (Valadao)
- Calif. 25 (Garcia)
- Calif. 39 (Kim)
- Calif. 48 (Metal)
Double same old? Or placing the guardrails again up?
Politico has a tale that has Democrats charging that Neera Tanden is being held to a double same old — that Republicans (in addition to Democrat Joe Manchin) are judging her previous tweets by way of laws they didn’t follow for Donald Trump (and even former Trump Ambassador Ric Grenell, for that subject).
However creator Matt Lewis has a unique take: It’s time to position the guardrails again up and cling other folks answerable for their movements — and their tweets.
Sure, Tanden is being held to a double same old that didn’t exist for Trump, Lewis writes.
However he argues that the opposite to this is no requirements in any respect.
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Information Obtain: The numbers you want to understand nowadays
28,282,645: The choice of showed instances of coronavirus in the USA, according to the newest information from NBC Information and well being officers. (That’s 59,303 greater than the day prior to this morning.)
502,493: The choice of deaths in the USA from the virus up to now, according to the newest information from NBC Information. (That’s 1,401 greater than the day prior to this morning.)
55,403: The choice of other folks these days hospitalized with coronavirus in the USA.
345.6 million: The choice of coronavirus checks which have been administered in the USA up to now, in keeping with researchers at The COVID Monitoring Venture.
64,177,474: Choice of vaccine doses administered within the U.S.
19,438,495: Other people totally vaccinated within the U.S.
65: The choice of days left for Biden to achieve his 100-day vaccination purpose.
At 1:15 p.m. ET, President Biden conducts a roundtable dialogue with Black crucial staff. Starting at four:00 p.m. ET, Biden cling holds — remotely — a bilateral assembly with Canadian Top Minister Justin Trudeau.
Joe and the Juice
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is throwing his energy round for the primary time in an lightly cut up Senate.
On Friday, the Democratic senator introduced he wouldn’t beef up President Biden’s nominee for OMB Director, Neera Tanden. Temporarily, Sens. Susan Collins, Mitt Romney and Rob Portman adopted swimsuit. That every one however promises Tanden might not be showed for Biden’s Cupboard – and that’s if she doesn’t withdraw her nomination prior to it involves a vote.
Then on Monday, Manchin introduced he used to be unsure on how he would vote for Internal Secretary nominee Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M. Haaland is ready to seem prior to the Senate’s Power and Herbal Sources nowadays — Manchin chairs the committee.
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The Hill could also be getting extra various, however congressional workforce stay overwhelmingly white.