Norman Ornstein

  • May 3, 2012  

    Judy Woodruff discusses the dysfunctional behavior in the nation’s capital and what can be done to fix the polarization problems with Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein, authors of the new book “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.” Continue reading

  • March 20, 2012  

    A budget proposed Tuesday by House Republicans was met with stiff resistance from Democrats — including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid insisting it would not pass. Judy Woodruff and the American Enterprise Institute’s Norman Ornstein discuss the ongoing partisan standoff and another fight over a stalled transportation bill. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2011  

    The bipartisan congressional committee charged with cutting the U.S. deficit admitted failure on Monday. Judy Woodruff discusses the legislative logjam with Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute, Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Henry Aaron of the Brookings Institution. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2011  

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi named three Democrats to the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction on Thursday. Margret Warner discusses the committee’s members, its unique rules and its deficit-reduction goals with Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and NPR reporter Andrea Seabrook. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2011  

    The House rendered a split decision on Libya Friday, rejecting an authorization of U.S. military involvement, but stopping short of ending funding for the mission. Jeffrey Brown discusses the fight between the White House and Congress with Norman Ornstein of The American Enterprise Institute and The Takeaway’s Todd Zwillich. Continue reading