Ed Conant


Column: A show horse and two work horses: A senatorial comparison

Again, this Congress is demonstrating why they are the least admired in the history of polling. Congress is risking a prolonged government... Read more

Column: Members of Congress finally doing what they're supposed to...

Recently two rare and positive events occurred on Capitol Hill. Individual members of Congress took bipartisan steps to break the political... Read more

Column: Political culture of Founding Fathers differs greatly from...

This week we will celebrate America’s 237th birthday. There will be flags flying, fireworks and barbecues. Americans will honor military and... Read more

Column: Heading off another U.S. credit downgrade means tough choices

America was shocked two years ago when Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgraded U.S. credit for the first time in its history. The top U.S.... Read more

Column: Innovative Problem Solvers group is growing in Congress

In January I wrote about a new bipartisan movement in Congress called the Problem Solvers. There were 25 founding members, including three Georgia... Read more

Column: AARP plays small ball: Group is missing the big-picture issues

The policies of the senior citizens interest group AARP are shortsighted and work against the long -term interests of its current and future... Read more

Column: Through sequestration, broken Congress will break the military

Another ugly reminder of our broken Congress became evident recently as Republican Chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan and Democratic... Read more

Column: Under No Labels banner, half-million step up for better...

Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman and conservative West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin were unveiled Monday as the new... Read more