Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules - Restore the System

Author:   Michael Golden
Publisher:   Why Not Books
ISBN:  

9780984991983


Pages:   328
Publication Date:   15 April 2015
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Michael Golden
Publisher:   Why Not Books
Imprint:   Why Not Books
Dimensions:   Width: 3.90cm , Height: 17.10cm , Length: 23.10cm
Weight:   0.620kg
ISBN:  

9780984991983


ISBN 10:   0984991980
Pages:   328
Publication Date:   15 April 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Unlock Congress delivers on its promise...Golden diagnoses our national illness and writes a sensible prescription to cure it. -- Foreword Reviews If you want proof that the system is broken, this well-researched book will convince you. If you are already convinced, but want practical solutions, Mr. Golden delivers on that score as well. -- Dr. Woods Bowman, Professor Emeritus, DePaul University, School of Public Service Unlock Congress provides precisely what it seeks from Congress: deliberative, historically-grounded, and well-reasoned policy prescriptions as to how a free society should be governed. -- Dan Proft, Conservative Morning Drive Radio Talk Show Host, AM 560 The Answer, Chicago This book is incredibly passionate and articulate and persuasive. It's both sides of the aisle - it makes sense to everybody. And it will give you some hope. -- Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune columnist, WGN Radio Host In Unlock Congress, Michael Golden artfully takes us on a historical journey, offering readers a clear understanding of the dysfunction that is crippling Congress. Golden's gem is a must-read for political junkies and all Americans who seek the bright futures that our founding fathers envisioned. -- Lou Weisbach, Former Chairman, Democratic National Committee Jefferson Trust We currently have a republic that is not representative of, nor responsive to the general public. Unlock Congressoutlines various contributing factors and offers several potential solutions to help revitalize our system of governance. -- David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general In this beautifully written, highly readable, and notably well-researched book, Golden points the way toward real-time steps for congressional reform. Whatever your partisan affiliation or political philosophy, you will be stirred by the realizable vision of Unlock Congress. -- James Strock, Author, Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership Unlock Congress is about making bipartisan politics operational once again...His book is readable. And needs to be read. It offers a vial of vaccine for the diseased politics that is crippling us. -- Carol Marin, Chicago Sun-Times columnist and NBC-5 Chicago political editor In his analysis of the 'money flood, ' Michael Golden has taken one of the most complex and challenging public policy issues of our time and distilled it into a clear and compelling narrative that should stir the public to action. -- Mark McKinnon, Co-founder of Mayday PAC and former advisor to President George W. Bush


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Michael Golden is a journalist, social entrepreneur and public speaker who serves as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Michael is a former reporter who worked at NBC and CBS television affiliates in Illinois, Iowa, and California. His investigative and public affairs reporting earned him honors from the Associated Press, the Edward R. Murrow Awards and the Society of Professional Journalists. Between 2000-2006, Michael worked as a campaign manager and communications strategist on political races for the White House, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House of Representatives. In late 2006 he co-founded One Million Degrees, a non-profit scholarship program that has empowered hundreds of low-income community college students to graduate and embark upon careers.

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