Divided US Congress to Test Bipartisanship — Again

Posted on November 8, 2018 9:51 am

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Despite numerous areas of potential conflict, a politically divided and ideologically polarized U.S. Congress may find limited areas of cooperation between the two chambers and President Donald Trump beginning in January, according to political observers. “Divided government is common in American politics — we have it more than we have a united government,” political analyst John Fortier of the Washington-based Bipartisan Policy Center said. “And it means that, first of all, that the president’s agenda won’t be the legislative agenda. There will be things that can get done but they will require both the cooperation of Democrats and Republicans, which