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The Transition: Congress isn’t putting its own transition on hold

A person demonstrates Saturday next to a caricature sticker of President Donald Trump on Fourteenth Street Northwest in Washington after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election.
A person demonstrates Saturday next to a caricature sticker of President Donald Trump on Fourteenth Street Northwest in Washington after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

President Donald Trump might be holding off on his participation in the transition process, but Congress is not. New members report to Capitol Hill this week for orientation, and in this special episode of the Political Theater podcast, we talk to CQ Roll Call’s Katherine Tully-McManus and Mark Satter about some of the demographic shifts in the next freshman class.

Plus, CQ Roll Call’s Jim Saksa reports on how the incoming Biden administration might have to wait until next year to find out with whom to even negotiate its economic proposals.

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