William A. Galston

Leading by example

Whether it’s sequestration, the budget crisis or the debt ceiling debate, America continues to kick the can down the road on problems large and small. Most Americans have reached the point where they just roll their eyes when they hear about the latest dysfunction out of Washington. But it’s time to pay attention because Washington’s …

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Congress needs to stay in town to get the job done

Founding leader of No Labels and a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution – 07/06/11 10:35 AM ET During his press conference last Wednesday, in a moment of unvarnished exasperation, President Obama criticized Congress for what he regarded as its lackadaisical and dilatory work habits. Invoking the looming debt ceiling crisis, he …

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A No Labels Solution to Washington Gridlock?

Friday, December 3, 2010; As President Obama and congressional leaders struggle to establish a working relationship, they should ponder the sentiments of the real – and very frustrated – American majority. A Pew survey taken after the midterm election found that 55 percent of respondents wanted Republican leaders in Washington to “try as best they …

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