Candy Crowley in Cincinnati: Lack of trust in Washington adds up to compromise-challenged politics

CINCINNATI - As CNN Political Chief correspondent, Candy Crowley has unique access to Washington newsmakers.

The host of the network's "State of the Union," brought her insights to the Tri-State Thursday for the Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati's 21st Annual National Speaker Forum.

The woman who moderated the second presidential debate in 2012, spoke on the topic of “The White House vs. Capitol Hill." Crowley focused on the political tension between the Democrats and the Republicans in Washington and how difficult it is for both parties to come to a compromise.

“A politician that changes his mind or is seen to compromise these days is generally punished in the polls,” Crowley said. “If you do not trust each other, you can’t compromise."

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