Jul 22, 2019
Senator Lamar Alexander is a two-term Governor of Tennessee, a former U.S. Secretary of Education under George H.W. Bush, and today Chairs the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. He is an enigma in today’s political climate, achieving major bipartisan legislative victories like the “21st Century Cures Act” and “Every Student Succeeds Act,” while Washington is gridlocked by partisanship. He is one of the most powerful people in health care today, and also one of the most respected, pragmatic and productive members of Congress. In this conversation Senator Alexander shares how he’s navigated Congress as an effective lawmaker, and what’s next on the health policy agenda.