Month: June 2012

MODERATE DEMOCRATS SLAM PARTY LEADERSHIP FOR DISCOURAGING COMPROMISE

You don’t have to listen too hard to hear the growing rumble of complaints about hyper-partisanship in Washington.  It’s popular to lay the rap on Republicans, but three Democratic centrists who gathered Wednesday at the Bipartisan Policy Center weren’t pointing partisan fingers. Rather, they lamented sweeping forces that are banishing the moderates from both parties. With the benefit …

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NO LABELS CALLS FOR END TO SINGLE-INTEREST PLEDGES

One day before Grover Norquist heads to Capitol Hill for a closed-door meeting with members to discuss his organization’s “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” No Labels is renewing its calls for an end to special-interest pledges in Congress. In doing so, No Labels is joining a growing and bipartisan list of lawmakers seeking to reduce the influence …

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IMPACT OF INDEPENDENT VOTERS HIGHLIGHTED IN PROBLEM SOLVER POLL

Independent voters now outnumber Republicans and Democrats, and ultimately will be the deciding votes in the upcoming elections. A poll released today by the non-partisan group No Labels shows that a majority of voters as a whole support politicians who solve problems rather than sticking to a party line, and the vast majority of independents …

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PROBLEM SOLVERS

At some point over the next few months, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are going to have to address the question of how they might deal with the opposition party starting in January 2013. It isn’t an academic or patty cake issue. Whether the next president turns out to be a re-elected Obama or …

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GUEST OPINION: NO PAY FOR CONGRESS TILL IT FINISHES ANNUAL BUDGET JOB

June 9, 2012 Every family in Montana understands that you can’t run a household or a business without a budget. But that’s precisely how America too often runs its government. In fact, Congress hasn’t passed a budget resolution and all of its required spending bills on time in 15 years. The upshot is a more …

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