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• President Joe Biden’s achievements in his first two years are roughly on par with other recent presidents, though they are less extensive than those of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson, experts say. Biden has signed several major bills and used executive orders to achieve key policy goals.
• The big difference for Biden is that he’s had to work with notably smaller margins in Congress than almost any other president in the past century.
• Despite Biden’s accomplishments, Democrats haven’t been touting them very much on the midterm campaign trail.
Joe Biden, interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Oct. 11, 2022
Email interview with John J. Pitney Jr., politics professor at Claremont McKenna College, Oct. 12, 2022
Email interview with David Greenberg, Rutgers University historian and a specialist on U.S. presidents, Oct. 12, 2022
Email interview with John P. Frendreis, emeritus professor of political scientist at Loyola University of Chicago, Oct. 12, 2022
Email interview with Kirk A. Bado, managing editor of National Journal’s Hotline, Oct. 12, 2022
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