- Bipartisanship isn’t as common in US politics as it once used to be.
- Partisanship can make it difficult for Congress to pass legislation and some experts have asserted that partisanship in Washington has reached historic levels.
- In 2015, researchers studied House partisanship from 1949 to 2011. They wrote about their findings in a paper published in PLoS ONE and visualized the divide between Democrats and Republicans.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on April 21, 2016.
Produced by Alex Kuzoian. Original visualization by Mauro Martino.
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