Politico

These teams reflect each the renewed grass-roots energy animating civic-minded Individuals, and the extreme polarization that now frames seemingly every dimension of national politics.

california stands out in u.s. politics today because

Political factions or parties began to form through the battle over ratification of the federal Constitution of 1787. On this letter to the former French minister to the United States, Marquis de la Luzerne (1741-1791), George Washington reported that regardless of the good deal of heat” that marked the Congressional debates over funding the Revolutionary Battle debt and the location of the national capital, a compromise had been reached.

Although James Madison had opposed early amendments to the Federal Structure, he hoped to derail the rising political demand for main constitutional adjustments by providing a invoice of rights as a diversion of a bathtub for a whale, a reference to a narrative by Jonathan Swift in which a … Read the rest