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Finding Common Ground: Debt & Entitlements

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Finding Common Ground is our monthly column featuring Unite America founder and Dartmouth Professor Charles Wheelan. ...
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Bridging the Divide on Trade

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How could a handful of common-sense, independent Senators defuse the partisanship around trade? By changing the way w...
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Why Has Centrist Picked Up a Negative Connotation?

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Why Has Centrist Picked up a Negative Connotation? When did America’s government transform from a machine for moving ...
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What Sets the Idea of a “Centrist Party” Apart From the Rest?

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Pundits love to shed light on the polarization of our country. They say America today is as divided as it was during ...
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Neither Party Delivering the American Dream

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At a time when so many Americans are so deeply divided on a bevy of issues, it can be difficult to come to a consensu...
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The Republican Tax Plan is Fiscal Heroin

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The point of electing Centrist Independents is to empower the political center, to build a bridge between Republicans...
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A Primer on Political Soft Money

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Start with three questions: If you keep your front door bolted and alarmed against burglars but your porch door is ...
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Finding Common Ground On Gun Policy

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Where do we even begin after Las Vegas? The shooting was so calculatingly evil, so tragic for the victims and so sad ...
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Two Parties Full of Empty Promises; Elect Independents to Reform Tax Code

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The Republicans are now saying that tax reform is their next legislative priority. Is tax reform likely to happen? Al...
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Campaign Finance Reforms Could Change Our Elections

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It’s an open secret that elections in the United States are as much affected by money as they are by votes. A mediocr...
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