Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott With Their New Book, ‘Crisis Point’

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

These two former Senate Majority Leaders, one conservative Republican and one liberal Democrat, have written a book about how they managed to get beyond partisanship and found ways to maintain a positive work relationship and even a warm friendship.  They are sounding an alarm on the current polarization of government.  And they list what’s damaging government: the permanent campaigning, the unprecedented amount of money and the 24/7 news cycle. Daschle co-founded the Bipartisan Policy Center and serves as Chair of the Center for American Progress Board of Directors. His books include: *Like No Other Time* (about the 107th Congress) and *Critical* (about the health care crisis) Lott is the Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and is now Senior Counsel at Squire Patton Boggs.  His memoir is titled *Herding Cats*.

Book Signing and Discussion
WRITERS BLOC
7:30pm Wednesday, January 27
Moss Theater / New Roads School
3131 Olympic Boulevard (between Berkeley St & Centinela Ave)
Santa Monica, CA 90404