Book Discussion on The Party Is Over

Mike Lofgren, former staff member of the Senate Budget Committee, recounts his 28-year career and what he deems are the current… read more

Mike Lofgren, former staff member of the Senate Budget Committee, recounts his 28-year career and what he deems are the current dysfunctional aspects of the federal government and both political parties. The author, a one-time Republican, argues that corporate interests have infected the legislative process and affected the political thinking of the Republicans and Democrats. Mr. Lofgren responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics &Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Party Is Over

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2012

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  • Aug 19, 2012 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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