Tag Archives: Lee Hamilton

Op - Ed
October 4, 2017

Election reform is about more than fraud

By Lee Hamilton A dozen years ago, the preface to a report on federal election reform began with these words: “Polls indicate that many Americans lack confidence in the electoral…

Op - Ed
August 23, 2017

Nine presidents

By Lee Hamilton One reason I consider myself fortunate to have led a life in politics is that, over time, I’ve had a chance to work with nine presidents. From…

Op - Ed
July 12, 2017

Encourage good media

By Lee Hamilton I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to journalism, I’m a traditionalist. Old-fashioned, even. But I don’t think it’s a coincidence that even while…

Op - Ed
June 28, 2017

Why we need to scrap the debt ceiling

By Lee Hamilton Back when I was in Congress, I got a call from a constituent one day. I’d recently voted to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, and the man…

Op - Ed
May 31, 2017

Talking to the other side

By Lee H. Hamilton I’ve had a number of conversations recently that convince me our country is divided into two political camps separated by a deep and uncomfortably wide gap….