Obama administration, Congress brace for new political reality
December 26th, 2010
01:56 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama administration, Congress brace for new political reality

Washington (CNN) - A new political reality hits Washington next week, with the first split Congress since 2002 raising questions about whether the bipartisan cooperation of the recently concluded lame-duck session can continue.

Conventional wisdom says the shift from one party controlling both chambers, as Democrats have done since 2006, to the GOP taking over the House and holding a stronger minority stake in the Senate means increased partisan impasse over the next two years.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Jimbo

    I believe that they can work together.

    December 26, 2010 02:32 pm at 2:32 pm |
  2. Century21

    Congress was split in 2004?

    December 26, 2010 03:40 pm at 3:40 pm |
  3. vic nashville tn

    Senator Coburn must appear Parker Spitzer show name where he will make some cuts

    All the studies shows in 2009, 2010 Fox viewers more misinformed

    December 26, 2010 03:56 pm at 3:56 pm |