McCarty and Barber Cited in CNN Opinion Piece
Research on polarization by Nolan McCarty and Michael Barber was cited in an opinion piece by Donna Brazile for CNN. The article, posted as a prelude to the SOTU address, draws on McCarty and Barber's conclusion that partisan "polarization has reduced congressional capacity to govern." Nolan McCarty is Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Chair, Department of Politics, and CSDP Faculty Associate. Michael Barber is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics and a graduate student affiliate of CSDP.