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How Much Longer Can This Era Of Political Gridlock Last?

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Democrats may have a narrow majority in both the House and the Senate for the next two years but it’s nothing near the margin they hoped for. And the likelihood that Democrats keep both the House and the Senate in 2022 are low as the president’s party almost always loses seats in the midterm elections.

That means more divided government is probably imminent, and the electoral pattern we’ve become all too familiar with  -  a pendulum swinging back and forth between unified control of government and divided government  -  is doomed to repeat, with increasingly dangerous consequences for our democracy..

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Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked (more...)
 

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