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2.16.11 House and Senate Polarization -polarization: distance between the two political parties -increase of polarization -people are more adamant about their opinions -health care reform, etc. -self-interest -no universal/historical event that brings us together -WWII: powerful functioning economy
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Unformatted text preview: -information source: different opinions-internet, etc.-media-economic downturn-issues that increase polarization-Watergate, civil rights (Democrats)-redistricting: redraw the boundaries of Congressional districts-state legislatures: after every census-how many Congressmen each state gets...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course POLS 1105H taught by Professor Schatzinger during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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