Cover Story How to fix Congress: Two former Senate leaders give their repair list

Part 1 of 4: Tom Daschle and Trent Lott urge lawmakers to spend more time in Washington, build relationships across the aisle, and retool the committee process. 

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Illustration by Sean Kelly

You can’t run the government of the most powerful nation in the world on Wednesdays alone. Yet that is what members of Congress, in effect, are trying to do.