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Former Gov urges stronger party leadership

Fri, 02 Nov 2012 03:45:16 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Former Gov urges stronger party leadership Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson says one way to refresh the vigor of the US political system is to strengthen the role of the political parties. He says a lot has changed since he was in office...

   
Without party discipline, Thompson says, there is less institutional pressure in Congress to compromise and deal with issues in a substantive way. Thompson says that has lead to a political system in decline.
   

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