Polls show Americans' frustration running high with politics, politicians and the political process, so we're taking a week-long look at gridlock, partisan feuding, the problems facing our nation ... and hopefully, some ways to move forward.
Feb 26, 2010
All week we’ve been exploring the mechanics of a broken legislative body in our series, “Frustration Nation.” We wrap up the series with a look at the solutions to government gridlock...
Feb 25, 2010
Under ordinary circumstances, it can be hard to get young people engaged in politics. But when the political system seems broken, does the job become even harder? For the fourth insta...
Feb 24, 2010
Yesterday, we spoke with media experts about the role of news in politics and its impact on the gridlock in Washington, D.C. We received many comments from listeners who believe stro...
Feb 23, 2010
From television, to talk radio, to the newsstands, Americans are inundated with news about the sorry state of politics. But are the media merely covering the story of D.C.'s gridlock,...
Feb 22, 2010
Are you frustrated by how the government is running in Washington? Tell us how to fix it in six words.
Feb 22, 2010
A new CNN poll finds that 86 percent of Americans think that government is broken. This week, we kick off a series called "Frustration Nation," where we examine the gridlock in the ca...