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Congressional Democrats Pushing for Bold Democracy Solutions
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Congressional Democrats Pushing for Bold Democracy Solutions

Author Michael Sozan discusses the damaging impact of the Trump administration's policy agenda and congressional Democrats' efforts to regain the American people's trust with a bold reform agenda.

Americans’ mistrust of the federal government is near all-time highs, with the Trump presidency further reducing their confidence that government can help address their everyday problems. Voters also hold Congress responsible for prioritizing wealthy special interests over workers and families.

These harmful dynamics undermine the strength of our democracy. Recognizing the fundamental need to fix the system, congressional Democrats have introduced a bold reform agenda to restructure the rules of our democracy—so that the government will fight for economic opportunity for all Americans.

The above excerpt was originally published in Inside Sources. Click here to view the full article.

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Michael Sozan

Senior Fellow