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The window for bipartisanship in Washington is narrowing. Don’t let it close.

“To restore the soul and to secure the future of America requires more than words. It requires that most elusive of things in a democracy: Unity.” When President Joe Biden spoke these words in his inaugural address, I hoped he understood that unity would require standing up to the far left of his party and …

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The infrastructure package will be a moment of truth

Over the last few months Washington has seen major legislation travel along two wildly different paths. In late December a bipartisan core of rank-and-file members ushered a $900 billion COVID relief package through Congress despite resistance from leadership. More recently, however, a single-party relief bill was jammed through both houses via reconciliation. The question now …

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The Bible’s wisdom about addressing our political tribalism

It is time to move beyond asking what responsibility former President Trump bears for the attacks on our Capitol building on Jan. 6. That question has now been answered. As Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said after the Impeachment trial, President Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for the attacks and was guilty of …

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Joe Lieberman: Maryland’s lessons for DC – this is what working for the common good looks like

The raw emotions from the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill assault and the impeachment hearings seem to have sent Democrats and Republicans in Washington back to their respective corners. It now looks like a COVID-19 relief package will be enacted with mostly (or only) Democratic support. That has signaled to some that the Democratic and Republican parties are …

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Senators should know precisely what they’re voting on

Weighing, debating and voting on proposed legislation is the most important thing Congress does. It’s serious business, and should be treated as such. If citizens don’t have faith in the legislative process, a big pillar of our democratic system crumbles. It seems obvious, then, that lawmakers and their staffs should have adequate time to read …

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In New National Ad From No Labels, National Co-Chair Larry Hogan Hails Bipartisan House Problem Solvers and Senate Allies For Spurring Passage Of COVID-19 Relief Bill

In the wake of the U.S. Congress voting to pass an urgently needed COVID-19 relief bill, No Labels released an ad saluting the bipartisan group of senators and House Problem Solvers Caucus members who revived the negotiations that led to ultimate passage of the bill. The ad features new No Labels national co-chair and Maryland …

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