Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP reviews the idea of "deliberative democracy." Building on the book, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events.
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Two Gingrich Episodes
In 1987, A Democratic speaker slam-dunked House Republicans, who booed. Newt Gingrich voiced dissent.
In 1995, Newt Gingrich's book deal was up for debate. This time, Republicans had the upper hand and Democrats booed.