Baltimore Sun: America is angrier and more divided than ever

Why is the nation more bitterly divided today than it’s been in 80 years? Why is  there more anger, vituperation and political polarization now than even during  Joe McCarthy’s anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s, the tempestuous struggle  for civil rights in the 1960s…

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New York Times (Caucus Blog): Q. and A.: Is Congress Broken?

On Sept. 18, 2008, with the nation on the precipice of a financial crisis, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to gather a bipartisan group of lawmakers that very day. Congress quickly passed the bailout, but it was not until July 2010 that President Obama signed…

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