National Conversation on American Unity

Members of the Commission on Political Reform discussed the causes and consequences of extreme polarization of the American political… read more

Members of the Commission on Political Reform discussed the causes and consequences of extreme polarization of the American political process. The event opened with a video presentation highlighting hyper-partisanship. Topics included bipartisan fixes for hyper-partisanship, voter apathy, campaign costs, and the filibuster. Susan Page moderated this town hall meeting at the Ronald Reagan Library. She read audience tweets, Facebook questions, and the results of live Web polls throughout event. 

This was the first of a series of “National Conversations on American Unity.” It was the inaugural event of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform, held in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and USA Today. close

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Program ID:
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Location:
Simi Valley, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 3, 2013

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