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The political science of the veto, explained.
The spending legislation contains most of the items on the typical American’s “Why I Hate Congress” list, but when measured at the standards of recent history, it wasn’t all that bad.
There is one area where there was some bipartisan agreement about Eric Holder’s tenure: disapproval of his failure to aggressively pursue criminal charges against large financial institutions.
Before the release of the Goldman tapes, Americans could only conjecture how the Fed and other regulators had allowed the conditions that led to the financial crisis. But now we know.
Here are 6 key points about polarization in American politics.
The problem with narrow attributions of blame is that the overall financial system and its regulatory architecture get absolved.
Gerrymandering hasn’t increased partisanship.