The 2006 Midterm Elections in the United States and the Consequences for Policy-Making in the 110th Congress. Eric M. Uslaner Professor of Government and Politics University of Maryland--College Park College Park MD 20742 USA [email protected]
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Eric M. Uslaner
Professor of Government and Politics
University of Maryland--College Park
College Park MD 20742 USA
The 2006 election was "nationalized." The advantages many incumbents had, including money, were not sufficient to guarantee victory.
There is much talk about bipartisanship on Capitol Hill and in the White House. However, cooperation is not likely since the gap between the parties is too wide and candidates are positioning themselves for 2008.