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Opinion
March 9, 2016

To find hope, look around you

By Lee H. Hamilton

These are very unhappy times in Washington. Relations between the executive and legislative branches are not just sour, but corrosive. Partisan paralysis and game-playing on Capitol Hill have become a hallmark of these times, as has the evident distaste our nation’s…

Op - Ed
February 11, 2016

How to tell if Congress is working again

How to tell if Congress is working again

By Lee H. Hamilton

There have been encouraging signs that the Republican leadership on Capitol Hill wants to make Congress function again. They’ve talked about a series of changes to make the process more open for rank-and-file…