Pervasive Polarization

 J.D. Tuccille at Reason: “Political polarization is having far-reaching impacts on American life, harming consumer welfare and creating challenges for people ranging from elected officials and policymakers to corporate executives and marketers,” according...

Bipartisan Bills

From Axios: Some 70% of bills enacted in the last Congress had at least one Republican and one Democrat co-sponsor, highlighting the need for bipartisanship to get things done under current House and Senate rules, according to data from Quorum provided to Axios’...

Earmarks

NY Times editorial: Despite their bad reputation, earmarks are not inherently corrupt. Since America’s earliest days, they have proved a useful tool for building coalitions. (The first known instance of congressional earmarking dates to the Lighthouse Act of 1789.)...