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It's even worse than it looks : how the American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism / Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein.

Mann, Thomas E. (Author). Ornstein, Norman J. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library JK 275 .M36 2013 30775305485022 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465074730 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0465074731 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 248 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"With a new preface and afterword by the authors"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pt. 1. The problem : The new politics of hostage taking ; The seeds of dysfunction ; Beyond the debt ceiling fiasco -- pt. 2. What to do about it : Bromides to avoid ; Fixing the party system ; Reforming U.S. political institutions ; Navigating the current system.
Summary, etc.:
Two leading experts on Congress outline recommendations for ending obstructionist tactics and artificial barriers to compromise, suggesting specific institutional restructuring measures while calling on the public and media to work with government to correct problems rather than perpetuating acerbic campaign cycles.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 21st century.

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