It All Comes Down to the Filibuster

Photo: Gage Skidmore. Illustration: Elijah Labby.

Joe Biden has a problem.

The newly-minted president, during his campaign, promised to be the solution to a slew of problems America currently faces. From Covid-19 to immigration, climate change to systemic racism, Biden promised that his presidency would be transformational.

But so far, Biden has only had one major legislative victory: his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief…