Divided government is more productive than you think
Now that CNN has projected Republicans will win the House of Representatives, it’s time to consider a Washington where both parties have some control.
Despite underperforming on Election Day, the GOP gains will have a major impact on what’s accomplished in the coming two years.
Additional climate change policy? Don’t count on it. National abortion legislation? Not a chance. Voting rights? Not likely.
Plus, Republicans have indicated they will use any leverage they can find – including the debt ceiling – to force spending cuts.
While you might immediately think this is all a...