Politics and Elections
Budget and debt debates, filibusters over judicial nominees, and partisan posturing in Washington occur amid growing concerns about heated political rhetoric across America. Brookings experts have tracked and examined how growing political polarization has become embedded in American society with results that are damaging to the political process.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner presides over a joint session of Congress in Washington(REUTERS/Jason Reed).
Boehner's departure won’t bring about change
September 30, 2015, Sarah A. Binder
John Boehner’s departure will have a mixed impact on the U.S. House of Representatives.
Politics and Elections
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August 14, 2015, Jill Lawrence
August 3, 2015, Michael B. Henderson
July 10, 2015, Constanze Stelzenmüller
July 4, 2015, John Hudak
June 17, 2015, Thomas E. Mann and E.J. Dionne, Jr.
June 10, 2015, Russell Wheeler
May 27, 2015, Philip A. Wallach and Curtlyn Kramer
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William A. Galston
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
The Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies
Thomas E. Mann
Sarah A. Binder
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