Bipartisanship has lost its way in the US

In our opinion



It’s the buzzword tossed around state and federal capitals as if it’s some magic talisman, a holy elixir that simply by uttering authenticates and justifies any and all pieces of legislation.

But what does it really mean. According to Webster, the root word “bipartisan” means “of, relating to, or involving members of two parties; specifically: marked by or involving cooperation, agreement and compromise between two major political parties.”

What does this mean politically then? In January, two Washington Democrat state senators joined with 23 Republicans to form...

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