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Bill Clinton's Lesson for the New Congress

How John Boehner and Mitch McConnell can offer voters a viable model of conservative governance.

The new Congress is under construction, too.

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It is premature, if not naïve, to say that the new Congress, which starts today, heralds a new era of bipartisanship. Better for U.S. Republicans, with a firmer hold on the House and an eight-seat majority in the U.S. Senate, to focus on a more modest goal: being less scary.

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