“Goodbye, U.S. Senate”

Abbe Gluck with a great LA Times oped today, which concludes:

Yes, Congress is more gridlocked and partisan than at any time in our history. Yes, the era of the “Schoolhouse Rock” legislative process is dead. But the answer to those problems should not be to give up on the concept of a deliberative, bipartisan government, or to turn the Senate into the House. Instead, the answer should be to change our political culture and find ways for government to function again.

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