Baffled by and fearful of each other, the political tribes remain consumed by loathing and dedicated to total victory.
It's a given that many senators are acting in bad faith. But what about the rest of us?
Many Americans don't care about who is right or wrong; they only care about crushing political enemies.
Respect for the overall government is waning. Good.
So long as anything resembling legitimate elections continue to be held, no political coalition will gain a permanent lock on the future.
Stanford political scientist Morris Fiorina says it's media and political elites who live in ideological bubbles, not regular Americans.
The libertarian congressman says the internet is poised to destroy politics as we know it.
Commit to principles and ideals, not politicians.
The reward centers of the brain light up when partisans reject information that contradicts their political preferences, the same way drug addicts' brains do.
Mark Penn points out you might even get peanut butter avocado at an ice cream parlor.
Why are historically low numbers of voters identifying as Democratic or Republican? Because they can.
Shock a former political operative was less than honest about his relationship with his former bosses
David Simon on How Civil Rights Were Destroyed in Baltimore And Why He Might Vote For One of the Men Responsible Anyway
Behold how intractable tribalism can make a problem
"Their Country, Right or Wrong!"
Which factions will dominate the two parties as 2016 approaches?
Ben Affleck: Maybe Actors Shouldn't Announce Partisan Affiliation, Says He Feels Like a Prop For Democrat Fundraisers Sometimes
Claims he's not a blindly partisan Democrat
50th anniversary of the March on Washington