2007 Congressional Review
Norman J. Ornstein and Thomas E. Mann are the authors of The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track, published by Oxford University Press.
Brookings’s “Mending the Broken Branch” project released its report on congressional performance during the previous year and previewed the… read more
Brookings’s “Mending the Broken Branch” project released its report on congressional performance during the previous year and previewed the year ahead. The authors suggested that over the past fifteen years Congress had seen the collapse of the deliberative process, the erosion of the regular order, and a corresponding decline in the quality of legislation passed. After their presentations the participants responded to audience members' questions.
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Sarah A. Binder Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
Thomas E. Mann Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
Norman J. Ornstein Resident Scholar American Enterprise Institute
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Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Resolution
Jonathon Nicholson talked about the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Bills. He talked about the differences between the House…
Telephone lines were open for viewers to evaluate Democrats' control of Congress.
Steven Dennis talked about the major items that the House and Senate want to get done before the holiday break.
David Hawkings talked about what Congress has accomplished and failed to do this year. Topics included ethics reform,…