Submitted by Collin Berglund on October 21, 2012
WHAT SWING VOTERS WANT: What do swing voters want? More bipartisanship and significant change in Washington that forces both sides to the negotiating table, Ross Douthat writes in The New York Times. That's not exclusive to swing voters either. America knows its leaders need to find solutions. After the election, it will be time to get to work: Ross Douthat for The New York Times: Sympathy for the Undecided
BUILDING BIPARTISAN CONSENSUS:
Sen. Bill Nelson is seeking a third term in Congress and he knows that in order to get re-elected, he must emphasize his problem-solving ability. What's happened to politics is polarization, he explained: "These people taking this 'my way or the highway' attitude," he said. "That's not how you govern. And that's what's led to our gridlock right now, and in large part, that's why (wife) Grace and I decided to keep going." Sara Kennedy for the Bradenton Herald: Bill Nelson: Congress must build bipartisan consensus
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