Tuesday Talk: If Congress wanted to govern?
If Congress, or more specifically the tea party, really wanted to govern, it could have actually gotten a lot done this summer. Instead, re-writes of NCLB sit without substantive debate, the farm bill expired without compromise on a new one, and Senate-passed immigration reform languishes in the House. Policymakers tabled legislation that would have moved the country forward to play chicken over the budget.
This morning from 8-9:30, former congressional staffer and long-time Washington watcher Steve Francisco joins us to break down congressional inaction’s Minnesota impact.
What do you think?
What should have Congress been working on this summer?
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