Tag Archives: Bipartisanship

Dear Tom

 Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery–Colton Dear Tom, I haven’t written recently. Writing to you has sometimes seemed fruitless. You reply with a form letter if at all. Still, it is good to hear something from you. I am delighted that … Continue reading

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Something new on facebook

There is a new thing on facebook–after long periods of silence, Tom Reed is responding to constituents again. Is it because he senses widespread opposition to Republican politics? On June 15, Tom wrote: This (Appalachian Regional Commission) grant is great … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a Bipartisan Government

Former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker (R), Tom Daschle (D), Bob Dole (R) and George Mitchell (D) started the Bipartisan Policy Center, a non-profit organization, in 2007. It is the only Washington-based think tank that “actively promotes bipartisanship.”  In 2013 the … Continue reading

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A “No Labels/New Whig” Third Party?

This article was written by New NY 23rd reader, Deb Meeker. Many believe that the present two (major) parties offer little choice, and have created what seems to be an impossible ineffective divide. A third-party, if begun, should in my … Continue reading

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