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Review of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America and Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power
1University of Maine
Citation Information: The Forum. Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, DOI: 10.2202/1540-8884.1245, July 2008
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Ronald Brownstein's The Second Civil War and John Harwood and Gerald F. Seib's Pennsylvania Avenue each attempt to explain what the authors see as the gridlock and polarization that characterize contemporary American politics. Brownstein's historical approach provides much needed perspective, while Harwood and Seib's elite interviews offer an inside glimpse on how deals get done (or not) in Washington.