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Biden '21 should look to Biden '80 for inspiration


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 3:01pm

By Kevin Walters

President Joe Biden has promised to govern as a president for all Americans, not just those who voted for him.

Some pundits dismiss Biden's bipartisanship as naïve in today's hyper-partisan climate, but the opposite is true. Seasoned leaders understand that entrenched problems demand consensus-building solutions. In fact, the president can look to a landmark 1980 law - which he himself co-sponsored - as a prime example.

The end of 1980 and the end of 2020 have much in common. A one-term president lost his bid for reelection, and Congress convened its post-election "lame du...

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