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Congressional Gridlock

On January 1, unless our leaders stop the partisan brawling and focus on solutions, we’ll face massive budget cuts and tax increases that could send the U.S. economy back into a tailspin.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, gridlock is likely to continue, Rep. Bobby Schilling has the Problem-Solvers Seal of Approval and Sen. Bob Corker wants solutions.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, the No Budget, No Pay Act continues to gain momentum, Sen. Mark Udall calls for solutions over political point-scoring and Sen. Olympis Snowe plans to write a book warning of the dangers of hyper-partisanship.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, Congress plans to adjourn with nothing done, Reps. Steny Hoyer and Paul Ryan have a meeting about the fiscal cliff and American civility may be among the highest in the world but that is not seen in Washington.

Labor Day weekend is a good time to discuss the No Budget, No Pay Act working it’s way through congress. This new law would suspend pay for members of Congress if they fail to pass a concurrent budget resolution and all 12 annual spending bills on time.- No work, no pay. It now has 90 sponsors in Congress.

SERIOUS ISSUES: Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has revealed Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate and potential vice president of the United States. Ryan is known for his big plans for the budget, which include large spending cuts and entitlement reform. Now that all the candidates have been chosen, it is time to hear substantive debate over the serious issues facing our...

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, gridlock continues, moderates are disappearing as partisanship grows and unfavorability ratings are on the rise.

In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, Rep. Himes calls for solutions, presidential candidates use jobs numbers to campaign, and the fiscal cliff approaches.

America is staring down a November election, lame-duck session and end-of-year fiscal cliff. When the new year strikes, our problems will only be bigger. So what happens in January, when a new group of leaders comes into power?

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  • Mark Begich
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  • Bruce Braley
  • Julia Brownley
  • Larry Bucshon
  • Cheri Bustos
  • Tony Cardenas
  • Robert P. Casey, Jr.
  • Joaquin Castro
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  • Mike Coffman
  • Paul Cook
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  • Jim Costa
  • Rodney Davis
  • John Delaney
  • Jeff Denham
  • Charlie Dent
  • Sean Duffy
  • Elizabeth Esty

From the Blog

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