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.


  • James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
  • Chris Cillizza is the author of "The Fix" on
  • Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
  • 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 Republicans’ congressional campaign committee from 1998-2002.
  • Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

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