Is Bipartisanship Possible? - Barney Frank





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U.S. Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) argues that Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama's plans for a broad bipartisan coalition may not be realistic.


The inaugural Nelson W. Polsby Congressional Conversation will be hosted by Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and feature Representatives Barney Frank and Tom Davis.

It is a candid conversation between prominent congressional leaders of opposing political interests on finding ways to build bridges, find solutions and govern effectively in a highly partisan environment.

The Polsby series aims to honor the late Berkeley congressional scholar Nelson Polsby by enabling substantive discussion between politically opposed leaders.

Polsby was noted for his ecumenical approach to divisive political issues and his efforts over many decades to expand our understanding of political institutions and to make them work better - The New Republic

Barnett "Barney" Frank is an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. He is a Democrat and has represented Massachusetts's 4th congressional district since 1981. The district includes many of Boston's southern suburbs--such as Brookline, Newton and Foxborough--as well as the South Coast.


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