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The Art of Congressional Compromise

Brent Roske

'In 1776, the Founders of our country signed the Declaration of Independence. Eighty-seven years later, or as President Lincoln more eloquently pronounced 'four score and seven years' later, Lincoln gave a short speech after 50,000 Americans shot each other to death outside a farming village in Pennsylvania. Fifty thousand dead Americans. Where were the guys in the middle?'

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Interested to know what you think would be the best way to encourage compromise. Also what encouraged you to run for Congress, considering your entertainment background?