It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism

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Basic Books, 1 maj 2012 - 240 sidor
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In the wake of yet another disastrous year in American politics, two of the nationÕs foremost experts on Congress provide their brief, strongly argued take on whatÕs wrong and how to fix it.
 

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This is a scary book. First, it needs to be said that Ornstein and Mann are not "liberals" in any sense. They are, at most, center-right conservatives. They are respected and popular pundits "inside ... Läs hela recensionen

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In 2012, Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein published IT’S EVEN WORSE THAN IT LOOKS, a book detailing what is wrong with America’s democratic system, how it got that way, and what can be done to ... Läs hela recensionen

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The Seeds of Dysfunction
31
Beyond the Debt Ceiling Fiasco
81
Bromides to Avoid
107
Fixing the Party System
131
Reforming U S Political Institutions
163
Navigating the Current System
179
Acknowledgments
203
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Om författaren (2012)

Thomas E. Mann is the W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution. He is a former executive director of the American Political Science Association. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Norman J. Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the author of a weekly column for Roll Call, called “Congress Inside Out.” He lives in Washington, D.C. Both are fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are coauthors of The Broken Branch: How Congress is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track.

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