For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
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.
- 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.
- Tom Davis Tom Davis served in Congress from 1995-2008, and was chairman of the Republicansâ congressional campaign committee from 1998-2002.
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
- Chris Cillizza is the author of "The Fix" on washingtonpost.com
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
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