“He’s much calmer,” said Rep. James E. Clyburn, South Carolina Democrat and close ally. “The angst of running and the pressure of a campaign is all behind him now. Even after the election campaign the election was over, all the madness coming from the Trump camp, you don’t know how it’s all going to turn out. You might know how it’s going to end, but you’re worried about how it’s going. So whatever is behind him now.
Throughout his career, Mr Biden has been a rod for the middle of his party, more moderate in the 1990s when it was in vogue and more liberal in Obama’s day when the center of gravity shifted. .
January 16, 2021, 8:12 p.m. ET
He is motivated less by ideology than by the mechanisms for crafting a bill that will satisfy various centers of power. A “fingertip politician,” as he likes to say, Mr. Biden is described by his aides and friends as more intuitive about other politicians and their …
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