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Government gridlock  Cover Image Book Book

Government gridlock

Haerens, Margaret. (Added Author).

Summary: "Opposing Viewpoints: Government Gridlock: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780737772661
  • ISBN: 0737772662
  • ISBN: 9780737772678
  • ISBN: 0737772670
  • Physical Description: print
    229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-219) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Is government gridlock a serious problem? Government gridlock is a major impediment to solving America's problems / Barack Obama ; Congressional gridlock is good / Russell E. Saltzman ; Government gridlock reflects an increasingly dysfunctional political system / Michael A. Cohen ; The case for gridlock / Marcus E. Ethridge -- What are the causes of government gridlock? Divided government usually means gridlock / Emily Badger ; Too much bipartisanship is responsible for government dysfunction / Andrew Levine ; The Tea Party is escalating political gridlock / Mark Kesselman ; The Tea Pary influence on American politics is waning / Molly Ball ; The role of partisan media / Michael Kranish ; The rise of partisan media is not accountable for the growing political polarization / Kevin Arceneaux -- How should government gridlock be addressed? A viable third party would alleviate government gridlock / John B. Anderson ; There are major obstacles to a viable third party in the United States / Scott Conroy ; Changing the U.S. Constitution would reduce gridlock / Ned Barnett ; Changing the U.S. Constitution would not reduce gridlock / Richard A. Epstein ; Can this government be fixed? Three steps that might help / Susan Page ; Congressional reform and "the people's house" / John Boehner -- How will filibuster reform impact government gridlock. There needs to be filibuster reform to maintain a functioning democracy / Harry Reid ; Filibuster reform is a shortsighted and dangerous solution to the problem of gridlock / John Samples ; Filibuster reform is not enough to resolve U.S. Senate gridlock / Sanford Levinson ; Filibuster reform holds a long-term political advantage for Republicans / Sean Trende ; Filibuster reform does not benefit any party in the long run / Gene Healy.
Subject: Filibusters (Political science) United States Juvenile literature
Divided government United States United States Juvenile literature
JUVENILE NONFICTION Law & Crime
JUVENILE NONFICTION Social Science Politics & Government
Divided government
Filibusters (Political science)
United States
Genre: Juvenile works.

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