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Thompson shares her thoughts on Biden, Harris with LocalSYR

January 26, 2021


Margaret Susan Thompson

Margaret Susan Thompson

"President Biden served eight years as Vice President, so he was very much involved in the Obama Presidency," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "He saw things from the inside. But I think one of the things that’s going to make a big difference is his respect for and I think a reliance on expertise in a variety of fields." Thompson also believes Vice President Kamala Harris will play a big role over the next four years, especially because the Senate is so narrowly divided at this time. Watch the full interview via

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