"Polarization is the grouping of opinion around two extremes. No matter how we measure public opinion, this has not happened."
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It’s not only immigration. From health care to military spending to an inconsistent president, there are many factors contributing to the legislative impasse.
The administration plans to keep national parks and public lands partially open even without congressional funding, drawing criticism from Sally Jewell, the former secretary of the interior.
Paul Ryan highlighted defense hawks’ concerns about readiness and funding as Congress tries to avert a shutdown.
Nancy Pelosi compared it to the product of a productive dog walk and Jimmy Kimmel joked about something that comes out of a horse.
Continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Feb. 16 will face a tougher vote in the Senate.
Advocacy groups have mixed reaction given reauthorization of surveillance authority.
This time, however, no one has a particular set of skills.
Dan Meyer, on forced leave, challenges accusations under review by unusual disciplinary panel.
Less than 40 percent of key Senate-confirmed appointments have a nominee.