No Labels http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Within a polarized House, one coalition is trying to work across the aisle.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the No Labels organization.</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 70406 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson Bipartisan Congressional Group Introduces First Package Of Bills http://wamc.org/post/bipartisan-congressional-group-introduces-first-package-bills <p>After months of meeting with colleagues across the aisle, the so-called No Labels Congressional Problem Solvers Coalition introduced its first legislative package Thursday.</p><p>Members of the group of 81 bipartisan House and Senate members have been meeting weekly, and are introducing a package of nine bills. Hudson Valley Republican Congressman Chris Gibson says the legislation is divided among three categories: budget reform; government reform; and quality healthcare.</p><p>Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney says what he likes about No Labels is the following approach.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:03:20 +0000 Allison Dunne 69512 at http://wamc.org Bipartisan Congressional Group Introduces First Package Of Bills Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-part-2-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Many observers say Washington is as polarized as it has ever been.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his work with No Labels aims to keep bipartisanship alive.</p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 61261 at http://wamc.org Regional Congressmen Work Towards Bipartisanship http://wamc.org/post/regional-congressmen-work-towards-bipartisanship <p>President Obama chastised Congress for its partisan bickering and lack of progress in tackling the nation’s imperatives during his State of the Union address.</p><p>“The American people don’t expect government to solve every problem,” the president said. “They don’t expect those of us in this chamber to agree on every issue. But they do expect us to put the nation’s interests before party. They do expect us to forge reasonable compromise where we can.”</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57726 at http://wamc.org Regional Congressmen Work Towards Bipartisanship