Following the debt ceiling increase debacle, how do you feel about the ability of the congress to conduct business effectively?
There is one reality that is certain—our divided government must compromise to move our nation forward. With the economy in such a fragile state and millions of Americans still looking for work, the stakes of not reaching sound compromise have never been higher.
I want to reaffirm that Democrats continue united on the need to get our economy moving. But unfortunately despite the story told by high unemployment rates and depressed economic indicators, Republicans continue to prioritize political gamesmanship over real legislation that gets people back to work.