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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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Awareness of Congress
Many posts have dealt with Americans' low level of political knowledge.
Jimmy Kimmel makes a point: people are unhappy with Congress, but many of them cannot name a single member: