December 6, 2012
Over the past year leading up to the recent elections, many pundits and politicians framed the contest as a crossroads for our nation—a clear choice between two different paths for America. Six billion dollars and one election later, the United States is left with a status-quo government and a fresh set of challenging questions: What is the future of the Republican Party? Can our republic survive a two-party system? How can our leaders put politics aside and create an environment in Washington, D.C., that allows for bipartisanship and practical solutions to the serious issues we face?
Michael Steele is introduced by George Tepe ’14, president of the Amherst Political Union.