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We do not know which issue will be the most salient to voters for the 2022 election. Right now, COVID continues to be the biggest issue in most Americans' lives. Politically, this is taking a toll on President Biden. Until Americans feel like we have turned the corner on COVID, it will be hard to get them to pay attention to the Democrats' plans on anything else.

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