Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Michael Blake joined Rolling Stone‘s new series Georgia Talks to discuss the importance of the upcoming January 5th Senate runoff race.
Communicating via video chat while in the car on his way to more campaign events, Blake fielded questions from a group of Atlanta students about why this particular election matters so much to Democrats this election season, despite already securing the presidency.
“You have 100 United States senators, and right now, Democrats and Independents have 48, Republicans have 50,” he explained. “Winning these two seats brings us to 50/50, making a tie. And so practically then, Vice President-elect [Kamala] Harris, when she’s Vice President, when there are ties, she’ll be breaking ties.”
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