The Washington Post

Congress doesn't have a monopoly on polarization. America lives and breathes it.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Jun 13, 2014
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As of today, the entire filibuster is effectively dead.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 21, 2013
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Markets continues to treat America as if its political system will always get it right. What happens when they're proven wrong?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 13, 2013
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Obama is making it harder for the Republicans to back down.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 9, 2013
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The sooner we recognize that something is wrong with Washington, the sooner we can begin the hard work of fixing it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 7, 2013
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Greg Sargent boils our "current governing crisis" down to two sentences. I'm going to try to do it in one sentence.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 30, 2013
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Is Washington gridlocked because the parties are intellectually exhausted?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 16, 2013
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So long as Republicans have a say in Congress, Obama's biggest impediment to passing his agenda might be...himself.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 12, 2013
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Gridlock, not "Acela corridor ideology," is what's bedeviling Washington.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 24, 2013
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Here's why you should actually care.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 17, 2013
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The more Americans participate in their political system, the angrier and more disillusioned they become.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 6, 2013
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When you ask Democrats and Republicans basic factual questions about politics, they tend to get questions wrong in a way that helps their side. But if they get paid to be right, they don't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 3, 2013
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If you've been watching the polls, you might think President Obama was having a good week.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 20, 2013
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"When I send out a fundraising e-mail talking about how bad Republicans are, I raise three times as much as when I send out an e-mail talking about how good I am."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 10, 2013
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If the first step towards political recovery is admitting we have a problem, surely the second step is admitting what the problem actually is.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 3, 2013
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The famed economist and ex-Treasury Secretary isn't overly concerned about gridlock. I am. We talked it out.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 19, 2013
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The Obama administration is running one of the most consequential political experiments in history. The early results will unnerve many who think they know how Washington works.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 19, 2013
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Thinking about 60s is a great way to understand what polarization means -- and doesn't mean -- today.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 17, 2013
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Sometimes, the most effective form of presidential leadership is for the president to let someone else take the lead.

  • Evan Soltas
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  • Apr 17, 2013
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On this one issue, both parties -- and, importantly, their allied interest groups -- see the game as positive sum. They believe they can both win.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 31, 2013
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