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The parties have long been divided on how to address our infrastructure needs while decarbonizing the economy, but fortunately, cracks are emerging in this long running stalemate, Durbin and Grumet write.

Infrastructure investment is the best idea that never happens: Could 2021 be different?

As technological innovations rapidly reshape the American economy, it’s time Congress took notice and brought itself up to speed, Grumet and Johnson write. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

American competitiveness requires a smarter Congress

Research attributes the drop in women’s labor force participation in the U.S. to the lack of paid family leave and the dearth of available child care, Grumet and Contreras-Sweet write. (Adam Glanzman/Getty Images file photo)

Women’s entrance to the workforce is slowing, and that’s a problem

Clean energy advocates demonstrate in Washington, D.C., in March 2009. Progressive proposals featured in various expressions of the Green New Deal are likely to drive deeper partisan divisions and diminish the chances for real action, Grumet writes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

It’s time for a Green ‘True’ Deal

With voters embracing divided government in last month’s elections, congressional leaders have an obligation to work toward a meaningful and realistic policy agenda next Congress, Grumet writes. Above, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in October 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Governing ‘Mandates’ Are Usually Phony. This One Is Real

Voters gather outside a polling place in D.C. in 2016. In rough political seas, democracy can serve as ballast, Grumet writes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Whatever Happens Tuesday, Democracy Is Banged Up But Not Broken

Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton, here in 2004, made collaboration in crisis look easy. We should remember the lessons they taught, Grumet writes. (Scott J. Ferrell/CQ Roll Call file photo)

How America Forgot ‘Never Forget’

For millennials confronting daunting financial challenges, saving for retirement is not a priority. But focusing only on the problems of today worsens the crises of tomorrow, Edelman and Grumet write. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Opinion: Note to Millennials — What I Wish I Had Known Then About Saving for the Future

The North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Virginia. Non-carbon sources of energy, including nuclear, must be fully embraced if we are to avoid the worst effects of climate change, Grumet writes. (Scott Olson/Getty Images file photo)

Opinion: A New Climate of Realism Emerges in Energy Debate

A school bus crosses a makeshift bridge for vehicles in Morovis, Puerto Rico, in December near where the original bridge was washed away by Hurricane Maria flooding. (Mario Tama/Getty Images file photo)

Opinion: As Hurricane Season Approaches, It’s Time to Fix Disaster Funding

Sen. Claire McCaskill calls on her colleagues to “stick a fork in congressional pork” at an event in January. While earmarks have fallen out of favor, they are essential legislative tools, Grumet writes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Opinion: Want to Fix the Debt? Bring Back Earmarks

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, left, talks to West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin III on Thursday while holding the “talking stick” used by senators in private meetings that helped end the recent government shutdown. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Opinion: Congress, It’s Time to Heal Thyself. Here’s How

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray, shown here in 2013, are throwing their weight behind legislation to promote evidence-based policymaking. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Opinion: 2018 Could Be Oddly Productive

To Improve Decision-Making, Lighten Up on Lobbyists | Commentary

Grumet: Super Congress Needs to Finish Panel’s Work