The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis

Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
Martin Frost, Tim Penny
April 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm CDT
- 1:15 pm
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
The U.S. Congress in the past few years has been the least productive in recent history, too polarized and dysfunctional to pass meaningful legislation. Is it possible for Congress to be reformed and work past the partisan divide? Former Congressman Martin Frost discusses the external factors that affect this hyper-partisan behavior in addition to addressing solutions for Congress to overcome its differences. Former Congressman Tim Penny moderates.