Writings & Appearances

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A Selection of Published Articles

How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
The Atlantic, July/August 2011 Issue

The Real Danger Brett Kavanaugh Poses
The Boston Globe, September 28, 2018

I Was a Republican Congressman. I Had to Do Something About Gun Violence.
Politico, February 24, 2018

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government
Politico, February 27, 2017

Congress Is the Last Bastion Against Trump
The New York Times, January 20, 2017

Why the stop-Trump Movement is a Viable Path for Republicans
The Boston Globe, April 27, 2016

Donald Trump’s Giant Convention Con
Politico, March 26, 2016

Wanted: A Speaker for the Whole House of Representatives
Politico, October 19, 2015

A Serious Misunderstanding About Foreign Policy
Chicago Tribune, September 16, 2015

How Congress Flubbed the Iran Debate
L.A. Times, September 11, 2015

Perverse Primaries
New York Times, January 23, 2014

What is the Common Good? The Case for Transcending Partisanship
Daedalus, April 11, 2013

The Unraveling of Government
New York Times, September 27, 2012

Sending the U.S. to War is Not the President’s Call
Christian Science Monitor, August 20, 2008
Co-written with David Skaggs

Conservatism Astray
Washington Times, February 4, 2008

A Selection of TV Appearances

Former GOP Congressmember Mickey Edwards: We Don’t Have Democracy in Our Political System
Democracy Now, March 15, 2016

Does the NSA Make Us Safer?
MSNBC Great Debate, June 30, 2014

A Conversation with Mickey Edwards
PBS, June 19, 2014

Mickey Edwards Urges Congress, Before Party Affiliation Be ‘an American First’
PBS NewsHour, August 21, 2012

BookTV: Mickey Edwards, “The Parties Versus the People”
C-Span, August 27, 2012

How Conservatives Have Lost Their Way
Bill Moyers, December 7, 2012

A Selection of Radio Interviews

GovLove Podcast: Parties vs. the People
Engaging Local Government Leaders GovLove Podcast, April 20, 2018

Former Congressman Mickey Edwards on the Downside Of Partisan Politics
Boise State Public Radio, November 28, 2014

Mickey Edwards On Democracy’s ‘Cancer’
NPR, September 4, 2012

Mickey Edwards Calls On Lawmakers to ‘Stop Fighting, Start Fixing’
Here & Now, October 1, 2012