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Biden should pull out a potent yet basic instrument in the face of a split Congress.

As he faces a divided Congress, President Biden should dust off the presidential office hour. Woodrow Wilson, Harry S. Truman and Joe Biden should follow their lead, she says. Gridlock is inevitable, she writes, but what might be achieved if there were regular office hours? David Rothkopf: President Obama has chance to make Washington work again for the first time since Tip O’Neill, Ronald Reagan. He says Joe Biden’s meetings with Congress would be off-the-record, provide time for frank discussion. Members would benefit from building trust with president and each other.