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In today's Problem-Solver's Daily, voters should be searching for problem solvers, congressional gridlock is contributing to unemployment and people want across-the-aisle solutions.

What do Cory Booker, Michael Bloomberg, Antonio Villaraigosa, Scott Avedisian and Mitch Landrieu have in common?

High five to New York mayoral candidate Christine Quinn for taking a rare stand for civility.

"On Wednesday, in a move reflecting long-term disillusionment and in an effort to shake up the campaign, [San Diego mayoral candidate Nathan] Fletcher said he is leaving the Republican Party. He is becoming an independent. In his announcement video, he railed against the strategy he saw in both parties — the unwillingness to negotiate with the other side to keep it from being able to take credit for any accomplishment."

A growing number of House Republicans are disavowing Americans for Tax Reforms' no-new-taxes pledge. Some members signed the pledge more than 15 years ago, and say they no longer feel beholden to it.

An alliance of centrist Republicans and Democrats is seeking to organize a grass-roots movement targeting the middle of American politics, a political sphere depopulated by the midterm elections and a vital tool for any potential third-party presidential candidate.

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

  • March 24, 2015
    No Labels
    What could possibly cause the senators to stay up past their bedtime? The not-quite-yearly but still semi-frequent budget reconciliation.
  • March 23, 2015
    Nick Laughlin
    Much like your irresponsible sibling, the federal government can't resist spending even when the money isn't there. In order to maintain this habit, the government consistently borrows money from others, including countries like China. The result of this borrowing is an ever-growing mountain of debt.

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