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About rbkim

Honors Political Science Major and History Minor at Swarthmore College (Class of 2013).

The 112th Congress as the Worst Congress Ever

While Congress has always been relatively unpopular among the American public, there has recently continued to be widespread expression that the first session of the 112th Congress is one of the worst Congresses in American history. It may be easy … Continue reading

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Is This Really “the Worst Congress Ever”?: A Case Study in Divided Government

It’s hard to ignore an article headline like “Worst. Congress. Ever.”. Indeed, this controversial headline captured my attention this summer and has provided part of the basis for my research paper. The headline comes from an article in Foreign Policy by Norman … Continue reading

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