1) The routine, historical entanglement of partisanship
with redistricting long discouraged courts from entertaining constitutional claims against partisan gerrymandering.
The Democrats, who played their own game of "gotcha" through the years, had a hand in creating the extreme partisanship
that is now blowing up the system through the rise and resilience of Trump.
He distinguishes "low" partisanship
, which focuses on "strategy, power, and ultimately, victory," from the "high" form, "oriented to convictions, principles, and conceptions of the common interest.
is surely healthy: People have different political goals and sensibilities; like-minded people cluster; we call these clusters political parties; in our two-party system, their polarity defines the competition for power.
Moreover, the failure to understand partisanship
impairs our ability to confront the partisanship
we care about most.
Purchasing power, partisanship
and local issues may lead to a result which some opinion pollsters would have ruled out as impossible.
This triangle is here defined as the civic, or 'bright', or integrative aspects of partisanship
Before describing the approach I use to measure the level of partisan voting in a given election, it is important to provide a bit of background on parties and partisanship
in the United States.
examine the exogeneity of economic perceptions in macropolitical analysis and the role partisanship
might play in shaping these perceptions.
With all the partisanship
and gridlock here in Washington, it's easy to wonder if such unity is really possible," Obama said.
Congress is riven with partisanship
Huckabee expressed distaste for the partisanship
he sees in Washington, D.