Program: Need To Know
Episode: The Empty Chamber
Once thought to be the greatest deliberative legislative body in the world, the U.S. Senate is now ensnared by obstructionism and partisanship. New Yorker reporter George Packer went to Washington to find out why. This is followed by Jon Meacham's interview with New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, a Democrat who intends to initiate an effort to get the rules changed, to clear the gridlock.
Premiere Date: 11/05/2010
Episode Expires: Thu 05 Nov 2015
TV Rating: NR
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