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www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2013/07/23/everyone-wants-congress-to-compromise-so-why-dont-they

Jul 23, 2013 ... Seven in 10 Americans want their lawmakers to compromise. Politicians still aren' t listening.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2013/06/13/people-want-congress-to-compromise-except-that-they-really-dont

Jun 13, 2013 ... So says new data from Gallup in which nearly eight in 10 respondents ... Everyone likes the idea of compromise -- both in politics and in life more generally. ... And while people may say they want it, politicians know better.

president.upenn.edu/meet-president/mindsets-political-compromise

Why is compromise on major issues so hard in democratic politics when no one ... Congressional Democrats did not think he was serious about reform. .... want to make a positive difference by legislating change, why don't they anticipate the ... to a compromising mindset by vowing to be everyone's president--or governor, ...

www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-morrison-frank-20150225-column.html

Feb 24, 2015 ... The highest profile gay member of Congress retired in 2013 after 32 years, ... I'd learned that I was very quick on the verbal uptake and could use humor, so I could see ... I don't think the endangered species issue should be an absolute. ... with immigration: They believe everyone in the country wants to kick ...

harvardmagazine.com/2012/07/the-case-for-compromise

They want their leaders to govern, but seem to regard the process of effecting ... Why is compromise so hard in a democracy when it is undoubtedly necessary? ... In the deeply divided politics of 2011, rejecting congressional compromise on raising .... Although nearly everyone agreed that tax reform was long overdue and ...

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/07/how-american-politics-went-insane/485570

Congress and the White House seem incapable of working together on .... and prevented everyone in the system from pursuing naked self-interest all the time. ... Every day, for every bill or compromise, they would have to start from scratch, ..... but that they don't care what other politicians think about their behavior and they ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/fixcapitalism/nocompromise-why-we-the-p_b_9754406.html

Apr 22, 2016 ... ... HuffPost Hill · Police Brutality · Hate Crimes · Supreme Court · Congress · So That Happened ... We don't need another Compromise Democrat. ... They want something better. ... They will only give it back when forced to do so by law. ... And the wealthy few keep winning at the expense of everyone else.

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/06/12/polarized-politics-in-congress-began-in-the-1970s-and-has-been-getting-worse-ever-since

Jun 12, 2014 ... You don't have to look hard to see evidence of political polarization — just ... Today, they say, “Congress is now more polarized than at any time since the end of Reconstruction. ... So we used just the ideological dimension in our analysis. ... of compromise should be that their side gets more of what it wants.

www.npr.org/2012/03/13/148499310/why-compromise-is-terrible-politics

Mar 13, 2012 ... So voters want compromise, they just don't want their guys to compromise. ... I think so, because if you look at the ratings that Congress enjoys ...

fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-political-process-isnt-rigged-it-has-much-bigger-problems

Aug 4, 2016 ... In 2012, my colleague Nate Silver wrote: “Why is compromise so hard in ... That's truer than ever: When narrow primary bases dominate elections, everyone loses. ... But in my experience, most candidates and officeholders don't see the ... When no one gets anything they want and Congress can't address ...