What Americans Think of Congress

What Americans Think of Congress

Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with how their government works - or doesn't. With millions unemployed, soaring deficits and concerns about health-care, voters want Congress to act. The future of bipartisanship in a...

Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with how their government works - or doesn't. With millions unemployed, soaring deficits and concerns about health-care, voters want Congress to act. The future of bipartisanship in a hyper-partisan age.

Guests

James Thurber

professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University

Andrew Kohut

director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Chris Cillizza

is the author of "The Fix" on washingtonpost.com

Charlie Cook

editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"

Tom Davis

Tom Davis served in Congress from 1995-2008, and was chairman of the Republicans’ congressional campaign committee from 1998-2002.

Tom Udall

is the junior senator from New Mexico. He was elected in 2008. Previously he served as a U.S. Representative and as New Mexico's State Attorney General.

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