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Parliamentary Systems

Some appealing features of a parliamentary system

Eric Black | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Eric Black

What are the basic differences between the parliamentary system and an American-style setup? And what parliamentary features might look appealing to gridlock-frustrated Americans? Here's a rundown.

Jason Linkins

Obama Appointments: This Day In Pointless Obstruction | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you thought that the filibuster was the only means by which senators could engage themselves in self-indulgent and pointless political warfare, thi...

U.S. is Great, But Its Government System Stinks

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The economic crisis will pass but America's biggest crisis is the fact that Washington is an 18th Century American political system operating in the 21st.