The Importance Of A Divided Government

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Divided government is when the Presidency and Congress are controlled by different political parties. This has an impact on the dynamics of our government. A divided government provides an incentive for the Congress party to race undecided and controversial issues to damage the unity and coherence of the Presidential party. This always promotes controversy. Through this, our nation’s trust and confidence in our government has severely declined. How can ordinary people like us trust two very different parties with completely different viewpoints to agree and run our country smoothly? It is a hard concept to wrap your finger around. This is why trust in our government has declined. The increased cost of campaigns has also contributed to this
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