Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy

KEYWORDS: COMMISSION ON POLITICAL REFORM, CPR TOWN HALLS, DAN GLICKMAN, OLYMPIA SNOWE, SUSAN PAGE, TOM DASCHLE, TRENT LOTT, USA TODAY

WHEN: Tuesday, June 24th 2014 9:00 am to 11:00 am

WHERE: Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 8th Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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Senators Tom Daschle, Trent Lott and Olympia Snowe, along with Secretary Dan Glickman and Governor Dirk Kempthorne, announced a set of bipartisan recommendations. Over the past 18 months, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform, a group of thirty Americans from all political stripes, has engaged concerned citizens across the country to develop these reforms.

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Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy


Featuring Remarks from Commission Co-Chairs:

  • Senator Tom Daschle
  • Senator Trent Lott
  • Senator Olympia Snowe
  • Secretary Dan Glickman
  • Governor Dirk Kempthorne

Panels to follow:

Electoral System Reform Panel: Creating a Fairer, More Open, and More Transparent Process

Congressional Reform Panel: Transforming Congress into a Higher-Performing Institution

  • Congressman Charles Gonzalez
  • Vicki Kennedy
  • Senator Trent Lott

Public Service Panel: A More Engaged Citizenry