The August Recess Is Finally Over

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Legislative proposals for healthcare, global warming and financial regulation present major political and legislative challenges, but Capitol Hill may seem like a refuge to some members of the House and the Senate.  Congress returns to Washington with its lowest public approval ratings in 24 years, according to the Pew Research Center for the Public and the Press.


Andrew Kohut - Pew Research Center - @pewresearch, Karen Tumulty - political columnist for the Washington Post - @ktumulty, Thomas Mann - Brookings Institution / University of California, Berkeley - @BrookingsGov, Jennifer Duffy - Cook Political Report - @jennifereduffy

Warren Olney

Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis