30 Issues: Partisanship in Washington

Julian Zelizer a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and co-editor of Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, talks about the history of partisanship in Washington over the last 30 decades. Then, New York State Assemblyman Mike Gianaris D-36, representing Queens, talks about partisanship, representing the Obama campaign, while Jeff Golkin, executive director for Citizens for McCain in New Jersey, discusses the McCain campaign. Then, Why the Northeast is so blue. Bill Bishop, author of The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like- Minded America is Tearing us Apart, talks about why the northeast leans to the Democrats.