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  • n  a traffic jam so bad that no movement is possible

  • Despite the overwhelming Republican victory, only 15 percent of those polled expect less governmental gridlock.
  • With a potential Democratic victory in Washington State, the likelihood of gridlock and bickering looms large.
  • In Delhi, that means up to 15,000 weddings a night, causing dusk-to-dawn gridlock for 14 million residents, as hundreds of thousands of guests cross town, park on the sidewalks and .
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  • Gridlock Is Top Reason Americans Are Critical of Congress
    Most of the nearly eight in 10 Americans who disapprove of Congress cite inaction, including partisan gridlock. Congress' job approval rating is stuck below 20%.
    June 12, 2013 - Gallup
  • High Disapproval Rating For Congress Reflects Frustration With Gridlock
    A significant majority of Americans disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job, according to the results of a Gallup poll released on Wednesday, with many citing ongoing partisan gridlock. The poll found that 78 percent of Americans disapprove of Congress' job performance, while just 17 percent approve.
    June 12, 2013 - RTT News
  • Traffic gridlock near airport after Southwest flight diverted due to bomb threat
    PHOENIX -- Anyone driving near Sky Harbor International Airport Monday got a firsthand look at the traffic gridlock in the area. Earlier, Southwest Airlines Flight #2675 from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas, was diverted to Phoenix after a possible bomb threat was phoned in. The plane landed safely at approximately 3:40 p.m. All 143 passengers on board safely deplaned via airstairs. Once on the ...
    June 11, 2013 - KTVK 3TV Phoenix

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