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Senator Olympia Snowe on Bipartisan Progress

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

This interview originally aired live on May 22, 2013. An edited version was aired on August 2, 2013 as part of a special episode of The Brian Lehrer Show. 

Former Senator (R-Maine), Olympia Snowe, talks about her recommendations for bridging the partisan divide in Washington and what she learned during her time in office. She is the author now of Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress .

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It's A Free Country ®

Explainer: How the GOP is Losing the Middle Ground

Monday, December 03, 2012

Despite all the talk of minority voters and demographic segments, there are signs Republicans are losing the political middle.

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Opinion: Bill Clinton and Cory Booker are Right About Bain

Monday, June 04, 2012

The former President and the Mayor of Newark were both critical of Obama's attack ads against Romney. Democrats should listen up if they want to attract swing voters in November.

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No Labels: The Centrist View

Thursday, December 09, 2010

WNYC
There is a lot of alignment in the center. It just doesn’t come from a pre-packaged ideology. It’s just how people come to it naturally by looking at the issues.

-Soloman Kleinsmith, a centrist independent blogger attending the 'No Labels' launch in New York. 

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Why I’m Coming from Nebraska to Help Launch a Centrist Movement

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Why is a staunchly centrist independent blogger from Nebraska flying halfway across the country to go to the launch of a brand new political organization? That...is a heck of a good question.

Maintaining my blog, Rise of the Center, challenges me to keep my finger on the pulse of what is going on in the political blogosphere. Looking at the chatter from the last few weeks, No Labels is shaping up to be the best example of a political Rorschach test that I’ve seen in years.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Independents

Monday, October 18, 2010

Jon Cowan, president of Third Way, says the Democrats need moderates to win in November.

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Jon Stewart, Political Leader? What Do You Think?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

WNYC
We spend so much time running to the extremes that we no longer are able to relate to the other side. When you hang a label on yourself, or on someone else it's usually based on some very surface level things, or let's just say 25 percent of what that person is. But there's a whole other 75 percent trhat you can agree on, that you can find points of commonality.

-John, a caller from Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, on The Brian Lehrer Show

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