Our nation’s Constitution was forged here in Philadelphia 225 years ago this month. But even in this city of brotherly love, disharmony reigned during much of the time in making it.
UPDATE: Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson discussed compromise and Congressional gridlock with Andrea Mitchell at the National Constitution Center on May 2. Listen to the full podcast: Is compromise a dirty word? Speaker John Boehner spoke for many politicians running for office when he declared “I reject the word.” In the past, political leaders in… [Continue Reading]