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The Numbers Don’t Lie: Women Make More Effective Legislators Than Men

Nobody in Congress does bipartisanship very well — but female legislators are more successful than the men.

February 20, 2015

Big Media’s Crummy Advice For Democrats

No, Democrats don’t need to start acting like Republicans.

November 25, 2014

Plain Vanilla Bipartisanship

WASHINGTON — When does Congress become so embarrassed by its laughably low approval ratings that its leaders decide to pass laws to make our country a modestly better place? Is there a plain vanilla agenda that might pass muster across party lines? If you thought attitudes about Congress couldn’t get any worse, consider the Washington […]

August 7, 2014

Obama’s Paradox Problem

WASHINGTON — Call it the Party-of-Government Paradox: If the nation’s capital looks dysfunctional, it will come back to hurt President Obama and the Democrats, even if the Republicans are primarily responsible for the dysfunction. Then there is the Bipartisanship Paradox: No matter how far the president bends over backward to appeal to or appease the […]

September 1, 2011