Tonight, over 200,000 citizens from across the country joined several members of Congress on a No Labels Nationwide Town Hall Teleconference to discuss the urgent need for the No Labels Make Congress Work! action plan.
As of 11:00 a.m. ET today, 182 members of Congress have agreed to sit with a member from another party at President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday, thanks in large part to an intensive e-mail and phone call campaign from No Labels members.
As of noon on Wednesday, Jan. 18, over 120 members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have agreed to sit in a bipartisan fashion at President Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 24.
More Than A Dozen Members From Both Parties On Board To Sit With Members of Opposite Party
Today more than a dozen members of Congress from both sides of the aisle joined with No Labels to call for bipartisan seating at President Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 24. Members of Congress voluntarily sat together at last year's State of the Union to honor Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).
Yesterday’s announcement by President Obama that he’d be giving a recess appointment to Richard Cordray, the prospective director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and three other presidential nominees, while the Senate is in pro forma session, once again demonstrates why No Labels’ 12-point action plan to Make Congress Work! must be adopted.
The Government Accountability Office released its annual fiscal report today, which revealed the disastrous financial condition of the federal government. It’s a report that deserves the full attention of the public.
In Gridlocked Congress, Over 200 Presidentially-Appointed Posts Remain Unfilled
This week, President Obama and Senate Republicans are once again squaring off over presidential appointments, continuing a troubling trend that has resulted in over 200 presidentially-appointed posts remaining unfilled almost three years into Obama’s presidency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -– No Labels, a group of Republican, Democratic and Independent citizen leaders, opinion makers and former lawmakers today released a sweeping action plan to help make Congress work again. The proposal is composed of 12 ideas aimed at achieving three overarching objectives: breaking gridlock, promoting constructive debate and reducing polarization in Congress.
Current and Former Members of Congress, Prominent Opinion Makers and More Than 300 Citizen Leaders to Attend Dec. 13th Call to Action on Capitol Hill
85 Percent Support Reforms To Quickly Reduce Gridlock & Hyper-Partisanship