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Whither “Bipartisanship”?

It seemed from the start that President Obama really wasn’t interested in the kind of raw partisan warfare that defined the Bush Era. After all, hasn’t Obama preached “the politics of unity”? But now, it seems like those happy dreams of “bipartisanship” have been dashed. I mean, wasn’t this stimulus bill supposed to get at…

Obama Press Conference: About the notion of bipartisanship

President Obama has three Republicans on his cabinent and made overtures to the GOP minority in the House and Senate on the stimulus bill.  Thus far, his efforts to reach across the aisle have yielded exactly three votes from the Senate from Republican moderates. Now when George W. Bush was president and the Democrats were…