Commonwealth National Podcast

How to Get a Failing Congress Back on Track

Duration: 
1:08:25

Thomas E. Mann, Author,The Broken Branch
Norman J. Ornstein, Author, The Broken Branch

With the executive branch accumulating power, we need strong, lucid congressional leadership, say Beltway watchdogs Mann and Ornstein. This may appear elusive in a Congress many criticize for its bickering, partisanship and red tape. Hear two judicial and political scholars attempt to unravel this complex issue of checks and balances.

This program was recorded live on October 23, 2006