May 26, 2022

247 | Ira Shapiro: Is the U.S. Senate Broken?

247 | Ira Shapiro: Is the U.S. Senate Broken?

Ira Shapiro, former Ambassador, trade negotiator, Senate staffer, and author of The Betrayal: How Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Abandoned America, Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country, and The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis, joins The Realignment to discuss the structural problems, personalities, and trends that ail a U.S. Senate unable to address the country's biggest problems.


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Ira Shapiro, former ambassador, trade negotiator, Senate staffer, and author of The Betrayal: How Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Abandoned America, Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country, and The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis, joins The Realignment to discuss the structural problems, personalities, and trends that ail a U.S. Senate unable to address the country's biggest problems.