Congressmen Ami Bera, David Cicilline, Rodney Davis and Adam Kinzinger talk problem solving.
Can this government be fixed? Three steps that might help USA Today by Susan Page... While President Obama and congressional leaders wrestle over immediate crises — a stopgap deal approved by the Senate late Monday has put off the latest budget showdown until Nov. 18 — a growing number of think tanks and advocacy groups with such names as No Labels, Americans Elect, Third Way and Ruck.us are trying to address underlying factors that fuel Washington's partisan stalemate...
Let's make it easy to look in the mirror
Is America becoming a house divided against itself? CNN by David Gergen and Michael Zuckerman
When trouble strikes in our personal lives and we are searching for a source, it usually makes sense to take a look in a familiar place -- the mirror ... The bipartisan group No Labels recently convened a conference call with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz that they reported drew more than 100,000 participants...
Taking on the economy, one state at a time
Fiscal watchdog: Let's agree on sobering facts Pioneer Press
It's eight years this month since Walker, former comptroller general of the United States, first went public with his message about fiscal responsibility. His September 2003 speech at the National Press Club "blew the whistle that things were spinning out of control," Walker told us Tuesday, before a well-received speech at the annual Political Leadership Luncheon sponsored by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. Since 2003, as the nation's economic status has worsened, Walker has crisscrossed the country, visiting 49 states so far (all but Alaska) with his message about responsibility and reform.