- December 6, 2015
Whatever bipartisanship that once existed between the Democratic and Republican parties has, for now at least, all but vanished – the victim of extremist rhetoric from the right and a gerrymandering of representation that has created few places where there’s any real competition between the two parties. Yet it’s crucial that we understand both conservative and liberal ideologies if there’s to be any hope of cooperation or progress. We have tried to give exposure to ...
- December 3, 2015In a new essay, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship write that Republicans seem to have made up their minds: they will divide, degrade and ultimately run the country into the ground.
- November 2, 2014Dem disgust versus vague Team GOP unhappiness: it adds up to nervous scoreboard-watching on the left side of the national ballpark.
- June 13, 2014American voters are almost as polarized as the lawmakers who represent them.
- April 26, 2013In this excerpt from Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein's book, they pinpoint the two main reasons Washington isn't working: the serious mismatch between the political parties and a governing system that makes it extremely difficult for majorities to act.