Is There Even Bipartisan Agreement on What ‘Bipartisan’ Means?

By Dschabner

Feb 9, 2010 10:07pm

The president surprised us with an impromptu press conference today, where — following his meeting with the bipartisan congressional leadership — he talked about bipartisanship.

"Bipartisanship cannot mean simply that Democrats give up everything that they believe in, find the handful of things that Republicans have been advocating for, and we do those things, and then we have bipartisanship," he said. "That's not how it works, you know, in any other realm of life. That's certainly not how it works in my marriage with Michelle, although I usually do give in most of the time. But the — there's got to be some give and take, and that's what I'm hoping can be accomplished."

We covered the president's presser tonight on World News:

And you can read more about his press conference in this story by me and my spectacular colleagues Karen Travers and Sunlen Miller HERE.  

- jpt

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