Calls for breaking up our nation’s biggest banks have been bipartisan. No matter who controls Congress, it won’t be surprising if lawmakers take up the issue again next year. Yet, do we really know the consequences of breaking up big banks? What would it mean for consumers, the economy and financial reform? How would a break-up plan actually work?
On November 4, Americans will set the stage for the final two years of President Obama’s presidency and will unofficially kick off the 2016 presidential election. Our panelists Whit Ayres, Mark Mellman, and Amy Walter, and moderator John Fortier have decades of experience analyzing campaigns and elections and will share their unique insight.
On the morning after the midterm elections and following several hotly contested Senate races, please join former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott for a conversation about the future of the Senate and prospective areas for progress during the lame duck. The former majority leaders, who worked together the last time the Senate was evenly divided, will also focus on governing in a closely or evenly divided Senate during this polarized era for American politics.