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Joe Biden supporters 'apoplectic' one year into his presidency

Joe Biden supporters 'apoplectic' one year into his presidency
Read more about Joe Biden supporters 'apoplectic' one year into his presidency on Business Standard. Just over a year ago, millions of young people, voters of color and independents joined forces to send Joe Biden to White House. But 12 months into his presidency, many describe a coalition in crisis.

Topics Joe Biden AP  | New York Last Updated at January 15, 2022 16:04 IST President Joe Biden (Photo: Reuters) ALSO READ Biden to push infrastructure deal at 'red list' bridge in New Hampshire Biden promises help to Americans affected by weekend's deadly storms Biden's disapproval rating hits new high over Covid, economy: Poll 'We will see': Biden on possible meeting with Putin on January 10 Tesla CEO Elon Musk named Time's 2021 'Person of the Year' Just over a year ago, millions of energised young people, women, voters of color and independents joined forces to send Joe Biden to the White House.He ran as very much a centrist, center-left candidate, but I think that a lot of moderate swing voters are feeling a little bit left out and wondering where the Joe Biden of 2020 went, Sykes said.We need to see Joe Biden the fighter.Digital Editor Read our full coverage on Joe Biden

The frustration was especially pronounced this past week after Biden's push for voting rights legislation effectively stalled, intensifying concerns in his party that fundamental democratic principles are at risk and reinforcing a broader sense that the president is faltering at a moment of historic consequence.And voters of color, like those across Biden's political base, are furious that he hasn't done more to protect their voting rights.

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