PBS NewsHour

Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured environment?

Clip: 01/06/2021 | 11m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Even for veterans of Capitol Hill Wednesday was a day like no other. As an angry mob broke into the Capitol Democrats in Georgia captured both runoff elections, creating a 50-50 split in the Senate. Mississippi Republican Trent Lott and South Dakota Democrat Tom Daschle shared power for their respective parties the last time the body had a 50-50 split in 2001. They join Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 01/06/21

Rating: NR

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