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He argued, "It's people, not guns," and I countered, "It's guns that make it easier for people to kill." It was easily the 28th time we'd argued about gun control, with no foreseeable end in sight. We small-talked about football and basketball, our favorite bands, and our families, and then he asked for my number. The thought crossed my mind (and his, I later learned) more than I like to admit.

Frank, a former Jeb Bush supporter who is now undecided, has brought up Benghazi over breakfast. ”In the midst of the most contentious election cycle in recent memory, interparty Democratic-Republican couples who once agreed to disagree have become seriously strange bedfellows.

Becoming a working mother has made Amy passionate about issues like family leave and equal pay, but her concerns seem to fall on deaf ears with her more conservative and corporate-minded husband, who can’t necessarily relate. A 2014 Pew Research Center study found that politics are more partisan now than at any point in the last two decades.

Another school shooting had left us knee-deep in a laborious debate we'd had many times before. I know asking about politics on a first date is like talking about your ex: taboo and arguably idiotic. Bush, and he cringed when I said I voted for Barack Obama, but we pushed forward anyway because, well, whiskey and sexual chemistry are two powerful unifiers.