Problem-Solver’s Daily: We need shared goals

WE NEED SHARED GOALS: A new poll from USA TODAY and the Bipartisan Policy Center found that Americans have a clear idea about what they want their members of Congress to do: work across party lines and be willing to compromise to devise solutions to the nation's problems (66 percent), rather than stick up for principles even if it means legislation to address serious problems doesn't pass (30 percent). Our country needs a national strategic agenda based on shared goals: Susan Page and Kendall Breitman for USA TODAY: Divided we still stand – and getting used to it
MILLENNIALS' VIEWPOINTS: Both parties are racing to appeal to Millennial voters but neither side has a clear advantage writes Ron Fournier. “The safest bet is against both parties – at least as they're currently aligned against modernity. Millennials, [Michelle] Diggles concludes, ‘have the potential to shake up American politics as we know it – and both parties must reassess their message to appeal to them,'” writes Fournier: Ron Fournier for National Journal: Millennial Madness: What Happens If Young Voters Bolt Both Parties?
AID FOR UKRAINE: “The Senate easily advanced a package of aid and sanctions in response to the Russian incursion into Ukraine on Monday, but a final deal is being bogged down by a controversial push to reform the International Monetary Fund,” write Seung Min Kim and Burgess Everett: Seung Min Kim and Burgess Everett for POLITICO: Senate advances Ukraine package
IMMIGRATION REFORM VOTE: House Democrats are expected to launch a petition Wednesday aimed at forcing a vote on comprehensive immigration reform. Lawmakers should work across the aisle to solve our nation's problems: Lisa Desjardins for CNN: House Democrats to try to force a vote on immigration
NO LABELS RADIO: CNN‘s Gloria Borger discussed the upcoming 2014 Senate races during last week's No Labels Radio show. Listen to a clip of the segment here.
THE DAILY BREAK: Are you worried about your struggling March Madness bracket? Take this quiz before you start to panic.
STAT OF THE DAY: “U.S. single-family home prices rose in January and slightly beat expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose 0.8 percent in January on a seasonally adjusted basis. A Reuters poll of economists had forecast a 0.7 percent rise,” according to ReutersReuters: U.S. Home Prices Rose 0.8% in January

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