Donald Trump will take office with a Republican-controlled Congress and abortion opponents in his cabinet. This is likely to reopen emotional debates over abortion rights and women’s health.
Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with how their government works – or doesn’t. With millions unemployed, soaring deficits and concerns about health-care, voters want Congress to act. The future of bipartisanship in a hyper-partisan age.
- Chris Cillizza is the author of "The Fix" on washingtonpost.com
- Tom Udall is the junior senator from New Mexico. He was elected in 2008. Previously he served as a U.S. Representative and as New Mexico's State Attorney General.
- Tom Davis Tom Davis served in Congress from 1995-2008, and was chairman of the Republicansâ congressional campaign committee from 1998-2002.
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
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