Bipartisanship

As hyper-partisanship dominates in Washington, voters are sick of the inaction -- and want lawmakers to work in a bipartisan manner to solve problems.

The Economist’s Washington correspondent Lexington writes, “Revolts of the reasonable are hard things to pull off, not least because zealots and partisans have catchier slogans. Yet that does not dismay a growing...

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, Congress is hardly working, the nominations process may drag out for months and are long-term solutions still possible?

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, Joe Manchin says bipartisanship is the key to fixing problems in Washington, the fiscal cliff is already hurting the economy and Congress could punt on the fiscal cliff again.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, A polarized past doesn't mean Sens. Bill Frist and Tom Daschle can't work together, Congress puts off major decisions and elected officials can learn a lesson from a star athlete.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, Sen. Richard Lugar calls for effective governing, Sen. Ron Wyden represents a dying class of bipartisan problem-solvers, and The University of Texas school system is getting paid based on performance but Congress is not.

Mr. Tannenbaum, chairman and CEO of Fifth Street Capital, LLC, formed the Keeping America Competitive PAC in May and since then he said he’s been listening to business owners and politicians to help inform him on an action plan. Those travels recently took him to Washington, D.C., for a conference held by the No Labels group, a bipartisan organization that states on its website that people need to give up “political labels” in order to work toward solutions.

While speaking recently at the Brookings Institute, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey discussed his experiences combatting hyper-partisanship. He feels that executive leadership and a cooperative spirit may be the key to ending the political gridlock at the national level.

It's time for Reid to acknowledge Washington has problems and support viable solutions instead of setting up roadblocks

On CNN’s Your Money, host Ali Velshi asks Sen. Olympia Snowe: “Is there a sense amongst your colleagues...that this inability to compromise could put us back in to remarkable economic turmoil?” Snowe says yes -- Congress is pushing too many key issues past the election, and the fiscal cliff is fast approachin

After discussing the definition of a catfish, debating an immigration bill that failed over a year ago, and focusing on anything that could put off important decisions, Congress finally got to work late last week.

Problem Solvers

  • Andy Barr
  • John Barrow
  • Mark Begich
  • Ami  Bera
  • Sanford Bishop
  • Diane Black
  • Bruce Braley
  • Julia Brownley
  • Larry Bucshon
  • Cheri Bustos
  • Tony Cardenas
  • Robert P. Casey, Jr.
  • Joaquin Castro
  • David  Cicilline
  • Mike Coffman
  • Paul Cook
  • Jim Cooper
  • Jim Costa
  • Rodney Davis
  • John Delaney
  • Jeff Denham
  • Charlie Dent
  • Sean Duffy
  • Elizabeth Esty

From the Blog

  • July 19, 2014
    No Labels
    Sen. Evan Bayh and former Congressman Tom McMillen speak with Yoav Fromer of Tel Aviv University about the crisis in the Middle East and Kevin Diaz of the Houston Chronicle about the border crisis.
  • July 12, 2014
    No Labels
    No Labels Executive Director Margaret Kimbrell and Bob Franken speak with Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, about the crisis in the Middle East.

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