President Joe Biden departs after speaking about the January jobs report at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Credit: Carolyn Kaster / AP

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While the Biden Administration announces 467,000 jobs created in January and 700,000 more jobs by the end of last year than previously believed, the Republican National Committee declares the insurrection of Jan. 6, 2021 to be “legitimate political discourse.”

As the Democrats in the House of Representatives pass the “America Competes Act” that will address the shortage of microchips that is hamstringing American manufacturing and contributing to supply chain bottlenecks and inflation, the party of Donald Trump is preoccupied with drumming up nonsensical slogans and persecuting Dr. Anthony Fauci

Because of the Biden administration’s efforts, manufacturing jobs are  on their way back to pre-pandemic levels, yet the Republicans seem focused on stoking culture war battles around race, abortion and book banning so you won’t notice how little they’re doing to actually support American families.

I think there’s only one political party in the U.S. right now that’s interested in governing and creating a better future for all of us. That would be the Democrats.

Mary Ann Larson