Stephen Hess

Brookings Institution

Guest

Senior fellow emeritus in the Governmental Studies Program of the Brookings Institution and  Distinguished Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University; former White House staffer under Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon, and adviser to then-Presidents Ford and Carter; author of What Do We Do Now?: A Work Book for the President-elect and American Political Cartoons: The Evolution of a National Identity, 1754 – 2010

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Political gridlock is pushing Washington closer to financial catastrophe if the two parties can't agree to raise the debt ceiling by August 2.

Political Gridlock and the Fight over the Consumer Watchdog Agency

Political gridlock is pushing Washington closer to financial catastrophe if the two parties can't agree to raise the debt ceiling by August 2.

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The debt ceiling and deficit aren't the only issues subject to partisan gridlock in Congress. Last year, with majorities in both houses of Congress, Democrats passed  finance reform .

Political Gridlock and the Fight over the Consumer Watchdog Agency

The debt ceiling and deficit aren't the only issues subject to partisan gridlock in Congress. Last year, with majorities in both houses of Congress, Democrats passed finance reform .

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<p>As many Americans take the opportunity sleep in or head to the mall for a little shopping on this Presidents' Day, the mood at the White House may be considerably less…

Has President Obama Failed to Match the Potential of Candidate Obama?

<p>As many Americans take the opportunity sleep in or head to the mall for a little shopping on this Presidents' Day, the mood at the White House may be considerably less…

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