Congress back to work this week, polarized as ever?
Norm Ornstein and Thomas Mann, speaking at the University of Minnesota about their new book, "It's Even Worse Than it Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism." Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who also served in the U.S. Senate, shares the stage.
- Norman Ornstein: Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute. Co-author of "It's Even Worse Than it Looks" and "The Broken Branch: How Congress is Failing America and How to Get it Back on Track." Minnesota native.
- Thomas Mann: Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, at the Brookings Institution. Co-author of "It's Even Worse Than it Looks" and "The Broken Branch."
- Walter Mondale: Former US Senator (D-Minn.), former Vice President, former US Ambassador to Japan, former Minnesota Atttorney General.
- Lawrence Jacobs: Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs.