Month: November 2012

REP. PETER WELCH TALKS PROBLEM SOLVING AND NO LABELS

Rep. Peter Welch from Vermont discusses the need for problem solving in Congress, passing a budget, and No Labels on America’s Radio News Network. “You have your ideology, I have mine, but America has real world problems…and you have to make a real effort to find some common ground.” Listen below:

‘NO LABELS’ OFFERS PLAN TO BREAK CONGRESSIONAL GRIDLOCK

Did you catch Saturday’s editorial? It’s time to break the political gridlock inside the Beltway. Congress isn’t working. Its job approval ratings are pathetic. Members appear too entrenched in party politics and ideology to reach a compromise on basic problems like health care and balancing the federal budget. No Labels  offers a pragmatic plan to get our lawmakers …

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CO-FOUNDER LINDA KILLIAN SAYS IT’S TIME TO STOP FIGHTING AND START FIXING

Perhaps the most overused and misunderstood term in politics is the word mandate. Does simply winning an election give the winning candidate and party a mandate? Not automatically. Does the size and scope of the win determine the power of the mandate? It can. By any measure President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats won a …

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CO-FOUNDER JONATHAN MILLER: HOW CITIZEN ACTION CAN PROMOTE PROBLEM SOLVING

There’s a leadership crisis in Washington. Although we’ve re-elected President Barack Obama, much of the president’s success depends on what happens in Congress. If we want our country to move forward over the next four years, we need Congress and the president to put political point-scoring aside and work to solve our country’s most pressing …

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