White House Relations with Congress

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Participants in a conference on the presidential transition process spoke about previous administration efforts during transition periods, promises made by both 2008 presidential candidates to “change the way Washington works,” and ways in which to improve working relations between the president and Congress. They answered questions from the audience. 

“Working with a Polarized Congress” was the fourth panel of the conference titled “Presidential Transitions: From Campaigning to Governing.”

Live airing was cut short due to technical difficulties. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Scott Lilly Senior Fellow Center for American Progress
  • Thomas J. O'Donnell Chief of Staff (Former) U.S. House of Representatives->Gephardt, R. (D-MO)
  • James P. Pfiffner University Professor George Mason University, Arlington->Public Policy
  • Stephen Wayne Professor Georgetown University->Government Department
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White House Relations with Congress

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Program ID:
281793-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2008

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  • Oct 15, 2008 | 1:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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