The 2014 campaign is a campaign about nothing

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Media Outlet: The Washington Post

*Is it that politicians have run out of ideas? No – as with so much else in modern politics, it’s deeply and directly related to the fact that the two political parties are now completely divided, with little ideological overlap either in Congress or among voters. *


Lee Drutman is a senior fellow in the program on political reform at New America. He is the author of The Business of America is Lobbying (Oxford University Press, 2015).