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In 'Them,' Sen. Sasse Aims To Find Ways To Move America Beyond Divisive Politics

Them doesn't read like a campaign book — there's no humble-bragging about accomplishments. Sasse instead focuses on building relationships, but doesn't go deep enough or propose tangible solutions.
Sen. Ben Sasse walks to the Senate chamber for a series of roll call votes regarding the 2018 buget on Capitol Hill on Oct. 18, 2017. Source: Mark Wilson

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse has good timing.

That's not because his new book, Them: Why We Hate Each Other — and How to Heal, comes at a time when prospective presidential candidates are starting to publish arguments for their potential 2020 bids (the Nebraska Republican hasn't ruled out a run, but he's said it's unlikely.)

Rather, his new book about why liberals and conservatives hate one another comes out right on the heels of a debate that tore an already divided nation apart: the fight over the confirmation of Supreme

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