Post Archive by Month: May,2016

Roadmap to a working Congress

The Democracy Fund is out with a new report this week examining why “Congress is broken,” is a common refrain inside and outside Washington. Their premise is that Congress “is failing its obligations to the American people,” and public opinion agrees. Approval ratings of the body, according to Gallup, haven’t risen above 20 percent in more than three years. And

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Were you listening, Mr. President?

“What we need is a real debate between candidates right now about exactly what they would do to fix this problem.” Executive Director Nick Penniman talked with C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and answered calls from viewers around the country about why voters need to demand real solutions from candidates for elected office—whether state representative, member of Congress or the next president.

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