summarize the state of bipartisanship in Washington DC today.
identify key examples where hyper-partisanship has resulted in a negative impact on our nation or on its democratic or governing processes.
can you think of a time in your lifetime when there was true bipartisan support for a challenging public policy, event or other situation our nation faced? If so, what was it?
What needs to happen to improve bipartisanship, or do you think the current state of affairs are acceptable to governing our nation? That is, there is no problem with bipartisanship.
Can we separate policy from politics or are they one in the same?
Considering the “winners and losers” component around politics and the political process, does this influence how the political parties address our nation’s challenges. Who are the winners and losers in hyper-partisanship?