Senate Partisanship

Michael Kranish talked about hyper-partisanship in the Senate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He… read more

Michael Kranish talked about hyper-partisanship in the Senate, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on the chamber’s defeat of a seemingly noncontroversial measures in December 2012, a disability treaty. He detailed what was in the treaty, why senators voted against it, and former Senator Bob Dole’s work toward passage of the treaty,

Mr. Kranish wrote a piece on the this topic, “A Lesson for Bob Dole: Old Rules No Longer Apply,” as part of the Boston Globe's “Broken City” series.

Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 2, 2013

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  • Apr 02, 2013 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 02, 2013 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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