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Political Partisanship

America's Polarization Reaches New Peak

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

Americans are increasingly polarized, ideologically divided, and hostile toward those they disagree with, according to a wide-ranging Pew Research rep...

Obama's Legacy: Partisan Or Post-Partisan?

John Sides | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
John Sides

Obama's legacy might be proving just how necessary and effective partisanship is, especially in this polarized era. After all, many of his signature achievements derive not from successful bipartisanship but from having large and loyal Democratic majorities in both chambers in 2009-10.

Extreme Partisanship: Preserver of Our Democracy

John Cooker | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
John Cooker

Each of the two political parties tries desperately to include constituents with conflicting opinions and loyalties to hold the system together. The Republican Party recently silenced Ron Paul's campaign but scooped up his followers; just as the Democrat Party did with Ralph Nader.