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partisanship



  • Just Forget About Donald Trump

    by Peter Wehner

    It may be difficult for many Americans to let go of deep anger at Donald Trump and the political movement he represents, but it will be necessary. 



  • How SCOTUS Nominations Became All-Out War

    by Robert L. Tsai

    The rise of national parties, the use of the judiciary to advance policy goals, and the decision of Republican leadership to consolidate a narrow electoral base have made judicial nominations a partisan battle the Founders did not adequately anticipate, according to American U. Law professor Robert Tsai.



  • Deep Political Fissures May Worsen the Coronavirus Outbreak

    by Jordan E. Taylor

    During a massive outbreak of yellow fever in the nation’s then-capital city, Philadelphia, members of the earliest parties in the United States took advantage of medical uncertainty to advance partisan agendas.



  • Today’s Eerie Echoes of the Civil War

    by Manisha Sinha

    We would do well to pay heed to the old enmities bubbling up in our politics: it is not that we are on the verge of another civil war, but that the Civil War never truly ended.



  • Murky waters: partisanship and foreign policy

    by Lewis L. Gould

    It’s time to retire the hoary phrase about politics and the water’s edge. It was never a guiding principle of American foreign policy before 1900.