Extreme partisan divisions have given the U.S. Congress a bad rap. Its inability to compromise has resulted in an ineffective government and public disapproval. We look at the effects of having such a polarized institution with two former congressmen who offer suggestions for how it might be saved.
- Tom Davis (R) represented Virginia's 11th district from 1994 to 2008.
- Martin Frost (D) represented Texas' 24th district from 1979 to 2005.