ANALYSIS: Obama, GOP size each other up for deals

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | 7:57 p.m. CST; updated 6:56 a.m. CDT, Monday, March 31, 2014

WASHINGTON — The people of a polarized nation just created a government that looks like them, and it sure looks a lot like the dysfunctional one now in place. The only hope for progress on jobs and everything else that matters is if President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress find fresh political incentive to compromise.