W&L’s Connelly on WMRA’s “Virginia Insight”

William F. Connelly Jr.

William F. Connelly Jr., the John K. Boardman Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared on Harrisonburg NPR affiliate WMRA’s “Virginia Insight” program on Thursday, June 9, to discuss the history of congressional partisanship on Capitol Hill.

The author of James Madison Rules America: The Constitutional Origins of Congressional Partisanship (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010), Bill discussed his assertion that, far from an unwanted modern-day aberration, heated political differences are a critical part of what have long made America’s system of democracy work so well.

You can listen to the entire broadcast below:



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