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Everyone wants Congress to compromise. So, why don't they? - The ...

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Jul 23, 2013 ... Compromise is the name of the political game, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that shows almost seven in ten people ...

The Mindsets of Political Compromise : Office of the President ...

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

The polarized Congress of today has its roots in the 1970s | Pew ...

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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.

'Bipartisanship' in Congress: Good or bad? - Washington Times

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Mar 1, 2010 ... They say bipartisan policies are usually bad policies. ... Throughout the health care debate, Democrats have said they're willing to compromise for the sake of ... give up more in order to achieve bipartisanship, though they also don't see .... that is why he wants everyone covered so costs CAN AND WILL GO ....

Congress shuffles to reach compromise on $1.1tn tax deal before ...

www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/dec/10/congress-tax-deal-spending-bill-obama-paul-ryan

Dec 10, 2015 ... Congress shuffles to reach compromise on $1.1tn tax deal before year's end ... to finalizing spending bills so that Congress can adjourn next week for the year. ... “ Not everybody gets what they want when you negotiate in divided ... The GOP also wants to end the decades-old ban on US oil exports.

AP-GfK Poll: Republicans want principles, not compromise ...

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Oct 21, 2015 ... Among Republicans in the poll, 62 percent say they would prefer a new speaker who will stick with conservative principles even if doing so leads to a government ... People don't feel particularly happy with current congressional .... AP-GfK Poll: Public wants Senate action on court, but interest is modest.

How Can President Obama and the GOP Congress Work Together ...

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Nov 14, 2014 ... 18 percent of participants said that they expected the relationship between .... By this point I think Obama just wants to do what he wants to do,no questions asked. ... I disagree , he can't work if Congress decides they don't want to work . ... I get that not everyone has to agree on things but the least Presi...

GOP rolls over a toxic president, but nothing will happen without ...

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Nov 5, 2014 ... I don't pretend to have good answers, and you'll be hearing a lot about this for a long ... So, for the next two years, we will have Obama in the White House, ... filibuster on such a bill, but they could use the congressional process known ..... Compromise or not, nothing will happen because the party in favor o...

Republican Congress Sets Low Expectations for 2016 Lawmaking ...

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Dec 20, 2015 ... After productivity and compromise on some key issues in 2015, ... leaders in Congress are sending a message about next year: Don't expect ... But they are already setting lower expectations for 2016, laying ... says he wants to continue finding agreements where he can, but he is ... “So that makes it harder.

Congressional Reform Should Start With Professional Staff - The ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/03/when-congress-cant-think-for-itself-it-turns-to-lobbyists/387295/

Mar 10, 2015 ... Why Congress Relies on Lobbyists Instead of Thinking for Itself ..... But they don't have the serious policy chops that can only come with years of experience ... Everyone wants to talk to you and your staff. ..... So here's a compromise: Let's double the committee staff, and triple the money available for s...

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People want Congress to compromise. Except that they really don't ...

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Jun 13, 2013 ... People want Congress to compromise. Except that they really don't. ..... is doing do so because of "party gridlock/bickering/not compromising" (28 ... The data seems conclusive: The public wants Congress to compromise. ... Everyone likes the idea of compromise -- both in politics and in life more generally...

What's the outlook for compromise in the next Congress? | PBS ...

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Dec 15, 2014 ... The fight in Congress over a compromise federal spending bill revealed tensions ... JUDY WOODRUFF: So let's talk about where — as we watch what ... Yes, the Republicans now have the majority in the Senate, but they still don't have the ... act where he — yes, he wants to push in a conservative agenda.

Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson urge compromise in US politics

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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 ...