We are now less than a year away from the November 2024 US elections. Let’s start with Congress before moving to the presidential contest. As a good many readers will know the Democrats currently hold a 51-49 advantage in the US Senate – the US being the only democracy on the planet where the upper house (with obviously fewer democratic credentials) is more important, more powerful and more prestigious than the lower house, such that just about any member of the House of Representatives would chew off his or her own arm to get elected into the Senate.
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