How Different Is the American Two-Party System?

What we can learn from Kevin McCarthy’s long road to the speakership

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Well, the dust has settled from the chaotic selection process that finally resulted in Kevin McCarthy becoming a very weak Speaker of the House.

The process that put McCarthy in charge — and the promises he had to make to get there — may have…



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George Dillard

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