Politics

"The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans"

Mickey Edwards

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Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power.  He posits that the parties have disenfranchised voters and hurt the legislative process by promoting partisanship and discouraging debate.  Mickey Edwards speaks at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
 

About the Authors

Mickey Edwards

Mickey Edwards

Mickey Edwards is a former Republican Representative from Oklahoma, who served from 1977-1992.  He is a vice president of the Aspen Institute and a lecturer at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. 


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