Day: July 18, 2013

With eye on ending Hill gridlock, 81 lawmakers rally to back bipartisan bills

Eighty-one House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a new bipartisan effort to pass nine relatively noncontroversial bills. Most members of the coalition appeared together at a rally on Capitol Hill, expressing hope the package would become a down payment on ending the intense gridlock that has characterized the 113th Congress. Partisan bickering in …

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Members of Congress introduce bipartisan legislation as the ‘Problem Solvers’

Today, more than 70 House and Senate members who have banded together to form a bipartisan coalition introduced a legislative program of nine bills designed to “make government more efficient, effective and less wasteful.” In the same branding vein of the Blue Dogs and the Young Guns, the group has named themselves the “Problem Solvers,” …

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