The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival

Watch a Texas Tribune Festival conversation on improving the state of our politics

In a two-part discussion, this panel unpacked potential solutions to improve American politics. Part one features a conversation with Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. In part two, a panel discussed real-life experiments and pie-in-the-sky ideas.

In a two-part discussion, POLITICO’s Ryan Heath unpacks potential solutions to improve the state of our politics today. Part one features Heath in conversation with Montana Governor Steve Bullock, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. In part two, Heath talks with:

  • Guy-Uriel Charles, the Edward and Ellen Schwarzman professor of law at Duke University Law School
  • Cecilia Muñoz, the vice president for public interest technology and local initiatives at New America
  • Margaret Spellings, CEO of Texas 2036
  • Ellen L. Weintraub, commissioner on the U.S. Federal Election Commission