Why don't the american people come before politics?

The Capitol building is pictured at dusk in Washington, DC, on July 29, 2011.
The Capitol building is pictured at dusk in Washington, DC, on July 29, 2011.

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Christine Romans, John Avlon and Maya MacGuineas discuss Congress' failure to come together, and how it's hurting our economy.