Midterm Aftermath

Now that the 2018 midterms are done, the pundits are already looking to the future. The blue wave has hit the House as Democrats picked up more than enough seats to take control. At the same time, Republicans defended and shored up control in the Senate. With a split Congress, what will get done? And what does it all mean for making tax cuts permanent? And what is a "subpoena cannon"? Ed Orlet is your guide through the aftermath of the midterms. 

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Edward Orlet

Edward Orlet

Ed Orlet, NAED Senior Vice President of Government Affairs & Strategic Projects, serves as a facilitator for diverse distributor and cross-industry groups, as well as moderating industry panels nationwide. Before joining NAED in 2001, Orlet worked as a distributor salesperson to mechanical contracting and OEM markets. He has more than 20 years’ experience in distribution and sales to construction, institutional, and industrial customers. He also worked on the legislative staff in the Illinois State Senate. Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.