This article first appeared in the Georgetown Voice.
The Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School hosted Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III on Nov. 13 in the Copley Formal Lounge. Kennedy was joined by the executive director of GU Politics, Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), who moderated the discussion, which revolved around last week’s midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in a divided Congress.
The theme of the discussion, “The Health of our Democracy,” was the subject of the first question Elleithee asked Kennedy.
For Kennedy, everyone needs to be a part of the solution to fix our democracy. “Everyone one of us has got to be part of this solution. No one is going to solve it for you, and if you’re waiting for an elected official to solve it for you, you’re going to be waiting an awfully long time,” Kennedy said. “Every single one of us has a chance, an opportunity, to fix this.”
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