POLICY POINT-COUNTERPOINT: IS DIVIDED GOVERNMENT GOOD FOR THE UNITED STATES?
- WANTED: TWO NEW PARTIES. Lawrence, David // Saturday Evening Post;9/14/1935, Vol. 208 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the issues confronting the split of the two U.S. government parties, the Republican and the Democratic. Effect of the parties' division on the public; Detail of the national leaders' proposal on the planned change of government form; Agenda on the conflicting interest between the...
- WE ARE ALL CO-CONSPIRATORS NOW. Meacham, Jon // Newsweek;3/8/2010, Vol. 155 Issue 10, p3
The article presents the author's opinions on how the people of the U.S. contribute to the partisan workings of the U.S. government. The author believes that to make the system workable, people can change the system or they can consider that politics in Washington, D.C. is a mirror of their...
- Political warfare is never won. Bornhoft, William // UWM Post (Milwaukee, WI);4/30/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 28, p13
The author reflects on the issue of extreme partisanship in the U.S. political scene.
- Presidential Defense: Decisions and Strategies to Preserve the Status Quo. Godwin, Erik K.; Ilderton, Nathan A. // Political Research Quarterly;Dec2014, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p715
Theories of presidential success find that political disunity reduces the Presidentâ€™s effectiveness by restricting his authority to generate new policies. We maintain that focusing solely on policy change neglects the influence exerted by the President when he defends his policy agenda by...
- FIRMLY IN CONTROL. Rosenberg, Debra; Noonan, David; Seibert, Sam; Atkins, Ace; Bailey, Holly; Breslau, Karen; Campo-Flores, Arian; Gesalman, Anne Belli; Cooper, Andrea // Newsweek;11/15/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 20, p30
Focuses on the Republican majority in the United States Congress after the 2004 elections. Discussion of whether the Congress will be polarized and partisan; Discussion of whether President George W. Bush will face opposition in the Senate over his plan to overhaul Social Security and over his...
- DIVIDED WE FALL: THE CASE AGAINST DIVIDED GOVERNMENT. John, Christian // International Social Science Review;2011, Vol. 86 Issue 3/4, p166
The article discusses divided government in the U.S. and contends it is not good for the country because it fosters a lack of government accountability, hampers the passing of legislation and diminishes the reflection of popular will in government. The author discusses the U.S. Constitution and...
- Loyal opposition. // Commonweal;10/25/2002, Vol. 129 Issue 18, p5
Analyzes the implications of a divided government in the U.S. in 2002. Authority given to President George W. Bush in dealing with Iraq; Economic problems facing the nation; Scandals faced by accounting firms.
- The Interplay of Macropartisanship and Macroideology: A Time Series Analysis. Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M.; Knight, Kathleen // Journal of Politics;Nov98, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p1031
Focuses on the trends in political party identification in the American public. Alternative perspective on the macroideology-macropartisanship linkage; Comparison of macropartisanship and macroideology; Interpretation on partisan ideologies.
- Americans: Labeling Since the 1780s. // Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life;Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p9
A blog is presented on partisan politics in the U.S., in which the author comments on the benefits of political coalitions in the early years of American history, criticizes West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, and discusses the political identity of Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman.