The groundbreaking media and commerce company was announced last week by Morgan (soccer), Bird (basketball), Manuel (swimming), and Kim (snowboarding). “It’s awesome that they're taking matters into their own hands,” says Aerin Frankel, the All-American goaltender of Northeastern’s No. 1 ice hockey team.
Jon Ossoff edged out David Perdue to win the other Georgia seat, allowing Democrats to set the legislative calendar and work in tandem with President-elect Joe Biden to make good on his campaign promises, say Northeastern professors. But slim Democratic majorities in Congress likely means Biden won’t get everything he wants, they add.
Though Democrats clinched one Georgia Senate seat and are leading in another, expected litigation means the personnel confirmation process is essentially frozen, says Northeastern professor Daniel Urman. The delay could also shape the kind of nominees Biden puts forth for the remaining open positions, he adds.