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Shaken by Harvey, Congress May Try Something New: Bipartisanship

Sep 03, 2017 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — When Congress returns to Washington on Tuesday after a monthlong summer recess, Americans may witness something rare and strange on Capitol Hill: a glimmer, ever so faint, of bipartisanship.

After eight months of legislative dysfunction and gridlock, Hurricane Harvey appears to have brought Republicans and Democrats together around the most basic of congressional duties: aiding Americans whose lives and homes have been wrecked by a natural disaster, and keeping the governmen...