While we’re all focused on the dysfunction coming from Washington (which is plentiful), there have been some interesting bipartisan efforts taking place in Congress. As I wrote previously, if the media were to actually pay attention to what’s happening, it would deal a death blow to their addiction to bothsiderism when it comes to partisan obstruction.
Democrats worked with Republicans to develop the First Step Act, which could be the first victory on criminal justice reform in decades. A bill passed the House months ago, but Majority Leader McConnell continues to drag his feet on bringing it up for a vote in the Senate. He is probably worried about