13 reasons the U.S. government doesn’t work

By Staff | October 9, 2013 | Last updated on October 9, 2013
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Washington is not just dysfunctional, it’s actively failing to serve the needs of Americans, says Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein.

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He catalogues the problems with the system, small to large.

On the list is transparency. Klein argues that too much sunshine is limiting politicians’ ability to sit down in private and work out a deal without any grandstanding.

Another problem is gerrymandering, which is protecting politicians from the true will of voters, he writes.

Democrats and Republicans have never been more ideologically apart, he adds.

For the top reason Washington is failing, read more here.

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