Darin LaHood

Opinion: The Time to Reform Congress and Our Political System Is Now
Self-examination by lawmakers long overdue

As members of Congress, we often hear from our constituents that Congress is just not working. Voters back home question how we can get things done, together, across party lines.

These concerns get reinforced when the government shuts down or Congress fails to complete its basic tasks, like writing a funding plan for federal programs on time.