The House is charged with responsibility for impeachment, but the procedures to be followed are entirely its own. Nancy Pelosi could, if she chose, make the vote secret. How many Republican members would vote to impeach Trump if they could do so anonymously?
Personal matters made it impossible for me to watch the debate last evening, but I gather Biden gave another of his cringe-worthy performances.
Todd Gitlin tells me that Seyla Benhabib and associates have done detailed on the ground studies suggesting that Warren or Sanders would lose large numbers of the suburban voters we need to win, a report that depressed me deeply. Does anyone know more about this?