Aspen Ideas Festival: Vin Weber and Melody Barnes on the issues that divide us
Broadcast: Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, 07/17/2012, 12:00 p.m.
Former Minnesota U.S. Rep. Vin Weber says if people don't change their attitudes toward solving problems, changes in the congressional process itself won't make any difference at all. He made his remarks at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.
- Vin Weber: US Representative R-Minn.(2nd district 1981-1993. Special adviser on policy for Mitt Romney presidential campaign. Co-chairman and partner Mercury/Clark & Weinstock in Washington, D.C. Lobbyist and strategist.
- Melody Barnes: Assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council 2009-2012. Formerly senior domestic policy advisor to the Obama for America campaign. Former executive vice president for policy at the Center for American Progress. 1998-2003 chief counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Attorney.
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