As we enter the last stretch of campaigning, before elections that will almost certainly continue divided government, many fear there is no end in sight for political gridlock. If it seems that most good government reform efforts are banging against…
Despite the scars of past scandals, we must recognize that there are moments in government where the imperative for deliberation trumps the imperative for access.
As Congress prepares to leave town and disillusioned voters get ready to trudge toward the midterm elections, party leaders on both sides of the aisle are making the usual promises that if elected, they will do things better. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has promised to re-empower committees, noting that a “sense of mutual respect is necessary for constructive dialogue.”
Jason Grumet joined Julie Mason on Sirius XM’s POTUS channel to talk about his new book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy. Listen to the interview.
The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications hosted BPC President Jason Grumet for a discussion on the state of politics in an increasingly polarized country.