The coming Congress may not look like the recent Congresses, when party-line voting was the rule. This may be a Congress with many caucuses — floating coalitions rather than just follow-the-leader obedience.
The coming Congress may not look like the recent Congresses, when party-line voting was the rule. This may be a Congress with many caucuses — floating coalitions rather than just follow-the-leader obedience. File illustration MCT
The coming Congress may not look like the recent Congresses, when party-line voting was the rule. This may be a Congress with many caucuses — floating coalitions rather than just follow-the-leader obedience. File illustration MCT

As turmoil roils Washington politics, a new center is poised to emerge

December 01, 2016 12:00 PM