What does " at stake as " mean in this sentence ?

For major constituencies of the Democratic party, the New Deal was at stake as the Roosevelt administration moved from reform to rearmament, from partisanship to consensus, and as Republicans began filtering back into Washington to supervise war production.

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
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    was at stake > was in danger of being lost

    When? AS the Roosevelt administration moved from reform to rearmament

    AND AS

    Republicans began filtering back into Washington ...

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  • Brisco
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    4 weeks ago

    It's "at stake", not "at stake as", as Bluebellbkk answered.  It means at risk of being lost.

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  • 1 month ago

    You have split the sentence in the wrong place.

    Here is the basic skeleton of the first part of the sentence:The New Deal was at stake, as / while the Roosevelt administration moved to rearmament ...

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