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Lee H. Hamilton

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Fixing a failing government

As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails - and that we need to address this.

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There’s really no mystery why incumbents get re-elected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

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Here’s what our country needs from the press

These days, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington D.C. spectacle generated by politicians looking for headlines.

I still have faith in Congress

It’s depressing to read poll after poll highlighting Americans’ utter disdain for Congress.

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Fixing Congress

These are hard times for Congress.

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Dogged journalism a blessing, not a curse

Let’s start with the obvious: a democracy needs intelligence agencies.

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