How the Two Parties Worked Together in 1996
Dick Morris video
In 1996, both Democrats and Republicans believed that getting a balanced budget and welfare reform needed to be achieved. Each thought that they would not be re-elected if they failed.
Currently, Democrats believe that they will not be re-elected if they do not obstruct the Republican policies. This may not be the case in 2018.
Norb Leahy, Dunwoody GA Tea Party Leader