Apr 25

Taking advice from the master



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In a continuing series of posts, David Thornburgh explores the tools and techniques public leaders use to get things done and move more than just a slim majority of a decision-making body to a conclusion. A few weeks ago, the New York Times Sunday Magazine published a blow-by-blow account of President Barack Obama and House… [Continue Reading]



Apr 2

Practically speaking: Ideas for a more perfect union



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Colorado Senator Michael Bennet pointed out last fall that a higher percentage of people approve of America becoming a Communist country than approve of the way Congress is carrying out its business.



Feb 1

Transportation policy in heavy traffic



Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.

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At a recent meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, Secretary Ray LaHood subdued the crowd by suggesting it was “very unlikely” that a transportation reauthorization bill will pass during the current session of Congress.