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

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 ... The data seems conclusive: The public wants Congress to compromise. Except ... Everyone likes the idea of compromise -- both in politics and in life more generally.

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. .... 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, ...

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.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, ..... are political sociopaths—meaning not that they are crazy, but that they don't care ...

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 ...

time.com/4285800/congress-history-lessons

Apr 7, 2016 ... CommunityDar Williams: How to Make Your Town Somewhere Everyone Wants to Live ... But we miss the point if we think that they were made of a different caliber, ... in government, they understood the need for compromise, even on matters ... So what lessons might members of Congress draw from their ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/spending-compromise-set-congress-bigger-fight-later

May 1, 2017 ... Congress was able to agree on a compromise deal to avert a government ... So, yes, this is a success, but it also is not the hardest thing that they need to do. ... who needs to prove that he can get some of the things that he wants. ... Your choice is, we don't get anything done, and then the base is furious at ...

www.vox.com/2017/9/15/16301306/trump-trans-ban-military-dont-ask-dont-tell

6 days ago ... “Any individual who wants to join our military and meets the standards ... The showdown between Congress and Trump over the trans ban is starting ... The result was DADT, a compromise that allowed gay troops to serve as long as they ... in Congress to do what he wanted, so the compromise was DADT.