The historic first ouster of a Speaker of the House sets in motion a contest to select new leadership for the chamber and raises important questions about Congress’s ability to govern with slim majorities and growing partisanship.
Two former U.S. Representatives—Republican Rodney Davis and Democrat Ed Perlmutter—join BPC to share their perspectives on how Republicans and Democrats can move forward, and in the short term, keep the federal government operating.
Rodney Davis | Former U.S. Representative
Ed Perlmutter | Former U.S. Representative
Michael Thorning | Director of Structural Democracy, BPC (Moderator)