Bowdoin’s Rudalevige on the Continued Partisan Warfare (NPR)

Andrew Rudalevige

Andrew Rudalevige


Although the government reopened following a more than two-week shutdown, bipartisan cooperation within Congress seems a tall order.

NPR’s Alan Greenblatt quotes Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, for his perspective on why the harder-line conservatives and their Tea Party colleagues do not appear to be the least bit tempered despite plunges in the polls.

“Their emotional and electoral sustenance is coming from people who agree with them,” says Rudalevige in the piece. Read the article.

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