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A few steps to overcome American "vetocracy”

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Clinton supporters watch the first US presidential debate between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, at a debate watch party at The Abbey bar and restaurant in West Hollywood, California, September 26, 2016.
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CDDRL Mosbacher director Francis Fukuyama writes for San Francisco Chronicle's Opinion section about the phenomena of "vetocracy" in U.S. politics: "There is in fact something to this point of view: America has become what I label a 'vetocracy,' in which the government has become paralyzed as a result of the ability of well-organized groups to veto initiatives they don’t like." Read the full article here.

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