A Moment’s Rest from “Hyperpartisanship”
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The Senate Overrides Bush’s Veto on a Bill With $1 billion for Water Projects in California ()
With overwhelming votes by both political parties, the House and the Senate have overridden a veto by President George W. Bush. It calls for $23 billion dollars for 900 water projects including the LA River, the Salton Sea and levees and dams in Northern California.
- Ellen Hanak: Associate Director and Water Specialist at the Public Policy Institute of California, @PPICnotes
Ron Brownstein on Partisanship and America’s Second Civil War ()
For the first time since he took office, Congress has overridden a veto by President Bush. Tonight we’ll hear what the Water Resources Development Act could mean for LA and the rest of California. One thing it’s not is a return to bipartisan compromise in Washington. We’ll talk with Ron Brownstein, who says, “the political system is more polarized than the country”— and likely to stay that way.
Sam Zell ()
- Connie Bruck: Staff Writer at The New Yorker
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