HomeAbout Think TankAbout Ben WattenbergPrevious ShowsWhere to WatchSpecials


Watch Videos and Listen to Podcasts at ThinkTankTV.com

  Read the archive
  of Wattenberg's
  syndicated column


  Sustainable Development
In August 2002, world leaders traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development. Participants argued over ...

Unexpected Dissident: Andrei Sakharov
The life of Russian physicist Andrei Sakharov spanned the years from Lenin to Gorbachev, from an expanding Soviet empire to the ...

  The Congress - 2002 main page
The Congress - 2002
Aired 10/17/2002

The November 2002 Congressional elections are coming up. Democrats now hold a one-seat advantage in the Senate. The Republicans have a slim majority in the House. The economy is dicey and the President is talking about war in Iraq. How important are these elections? And how has our Congress been doing up until now?
  Read the full transcript

  Norman Ornstein
    resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, columnist for Roll Call, and co-author of Vital Statistics on Congress.
  Michael Barone
    Senior Writer for U.S. News & World Report, author of "Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs. Coddling, and the Battle for the Nationís Future" and coauthor of "The Almanac of American Politics."

Originally Aired: 9/19/2002

Be sure to also check out:
Heaven on Earth

Send us your thoughts

Think Tank is made possible by generous support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation, the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, the John M. Olin Foundation, the Donner Canadian Foundation, the Dodge Jones Foundation, and Pfizer, Inc.

©Copyright Think Tank. All rights reserved.
BJW, Inc.  New River Media 

Web development by Bean Creative.