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Congress is polarized and broken. But Americans are more united than you might think.

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
From The Left

Americans are deeply frustrated with the government in Washington. They see many problems need addressing, but partisan polarization has created persistent gridlock.

Polling from Pew Research Center shows that polarization in Congress has reached a new zenith. Experts are concerned that public frustration has gotten so severe that democracy is at risk.

It is easy to assume that the polarization in Congress is a mirror of the American people – after all, Congress is elected by the people.

But research we have done over many years with representative samples of Americans shows that...

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