Can Congress compromise? Watch a Fix Google Plus Hangout with Reps. Baird, Djou

at 02:00 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio) became the latest moderate member of Congress to cite the hyper-partisan climate on Capitol Hill as he announced his retirement last week.

Why is it that way, and will it change? Former members of Congress Brian Baird (D-Wash.) and Charles Djou (R-Hawaii), who is running to reclaim the seat he lost in 2010, joined the Fix’s Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan for a Google Plus Hangout on Thursday.

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LaTourette says Congress may need to hit ‘rock bottom’ before it learns its job

Moderate Republicans are open to raising taxes to lower deficits. Just not now.

 
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