Month: March 2013

Heller urges Nevada legislators to be less divisive than Congress

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., called for pragmatic, reasonable solutions to problems facing the nation and Nevada in a speech he delivered to the state Legislature Thursday evening. The first-term Republican from Carson City peppered his speech with 13 uses of the word “basic,” 11 mentions of the word “reasonable,” and six uses of the phrase …

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Reed Takes a Stand

Here is what Rep. Tom Reed acknowledged last week in joining the bipartisan “No Labels” movement: Operating from the extremes doesn’t work in a centrist country. Not that Reed ever did take the tea party’s blood oath of ideological purity, but the former mayor of Corning won election to Congress just over two years ago …

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Maloney among 6 to join bipartisan group

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation have joined a bipartisan organization that aims to reduce political gridlock in Washington. The group, No Labels, holds twice monthly “problem-solver” meetings for members of Congress. The six New York lawmakers — Democrats Sean Maloney and Bill Owens and Republicans Tom Reed, Richard Hanna, Chris Gibson and Michael …

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Maloney Joins the No Labels Congressional Problem Solvers Group

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney has joined the No Labels congressional problem solvers, a group of 50 members of Congress — Democrats and Republicans from both the House and Senate — who meet regularly to find common-ground on issues before Congress. The group has been organized by No Labels, a grassroots movement of conservatives, liberals and …

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