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The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis
  • Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
  • Time: 12:30 am
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Is Congress incapable of reforming itself? Former chairs of the Democratic and Republican House campaign committees, Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX), in their book The Partisan Divide, dissect the causes of legislative gridlock and argue a common-sense, bipartisan plan for making Congress function again. Dan Glickman from the Bipartisan Policy Center will lead a panel discussion with Davis and Frost and others.

A book signing will follow the program. Purchase this book on the day of the event from the myArchives Store and receive a 15% discount (members get 20% off).

This program is presented by the National Archives in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress.

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