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Why is there Polarization in Congress?

October 28, 2011 – 4:04 PM


Posted Friday, October 28, 2011 — 4:04 PM

If you think that the word ‘compromise’ is a lost art in Congress, you are right. Marc Hetherington, professor of politcial science and co-author of the book Authoritarianism and Polarization in American Politics, tells us why our political leaders are digging in their heels.

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