Of Course It’s The Women Who Break Gridlock In Congress – Cokie Roberts

Political Commentator, Best Selling Author, Historian Cokie Roberts

With wicked wit and flashing blue eyes, ABC News and NPR star Cokie Roberts wowed an overflowing crowd of Rush Hospital Women’s Board supporters in the Ritz Carlton Ballroom on Tuesday.

Her primary point – although US politics appear broken, our country isn’t. She’s still optimistic about our institutions and future.

Her underlying point – women can fix the broken political system.

It’s the female congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle who make what little progress there is resolving issues and governing as our Constitution intends.

“We have a lot of data from state legislatures and the US Congress. Women are more pragmatic, more problem solving, not as ideological,” she explains.

“The great idea of America binds us together.”

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