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Congressional Gridlock

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Congressional Gridlock

Congressional Gridlock

Congressional Gridlock

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Medicare, the power grid and the future of the Clean Air Act — these are just a few of the issues before Congress at a time when political gridlock is at a historic high. Join Neal Conan for a discussion of how partisanship affects the nation's business.

Guests:

Ron Elving
*Senior NPR Washington editor

David Skaggs
*Executive director of the Center for Democracy & Citizenship at the Council for Excellence in Government, Washington, D.C.
*Former six-term U.S. Representative, Democrat, from Colorado's second district near Denver

Andy Kohut
*Director, the Pew Center For The People & The Press
*Fourth major survey of Americans' political values since 1987