It's Even Worse Than It Looks

How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism

By Thomas E. Mann; Norman J. Ornstein
(Basic Books (AZ), Hardcover, 9780465031337, 226pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

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In the wake of yet another disastrous year in American politics, two of the nation’s foremost experts on Congress provide their brief, strongly argued take on what’s wrong and how to fix it.




About the Author
Thomas E. Mann is a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the W. Averell Harriman Chair. He is a frequent media commentator on American politics. Ornstein and Mann have collaborated on several books, including The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing and How to Get It Back on Track (Oxford, 2006).

Norman J. Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. He also serves as an election analyst for CBS News and writes a weekly column, "Congress Inside Out," for Roll Call.


NPR
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

President Obama has been re-elected. Democrats and Republicans have maintained their respective majorities in the Senate and in the House. So does this mean there will be more partisan gridlock? Fresh Air talks with political analyst Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute. More at NPR.org

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Monday, Apr 30, 2012

The two Washington political veterans who wrote the new book claim today's Congress is probably the most dysfunctional since the Civil War â?? and they aren't afraid to point fingers at who they think is to blame: the Republican Party. More at NPR.org

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