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Donald Trump Throws Gasoline On Tire Fire That Is No Labels

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

No Labels, an organization that mulches private equity donor money in the name of getting politicians to hug, held a ceremony in Manchester, New Hamps...

No Labels' Brilliant 2016 Plan: Make The Candidates Sign A Pledge!

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

For eons, mankind lived in ignorance, pondering the eternal question: "Can rich idiots be convinced to fund an organization that continually promises ...

Trump Looks At Asian-American Student And Asks If He's From South Korea

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment

Things got awkward on Monday when Donald Trump asked an Asian-American college student if he was from South Korea. A 20-year-...

No Labels Convention Stresses Importance Of Label

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

The nonprofit No Labels group held an event in New Hampshire on Monday that featured a number of candidates running for president under...

Group Holding Bipartisan Presidential Debate Today is Dominated by Corporate Lobbyists

David Halperin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
David Halperin

The list of notables affiliated with No Labels is, in fact, dominated by former politicians and other prominent people who now earn their living lobbying in Washington on behalf of special interests, mostly wealthy corporations that seek to dominate policy outcomes.

Jason Linkins

A Rare Success For No Labels Actually Makes Washington Dysfunction Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

No Labels, a loosely organized collection of platitude wielders, hasn't achieved much in its short time on this Earth. At least as far as its stated p...

It's Time to Focus on Shared Goals

Jon Huntsman | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics
Jon Huntsman

Imagine how refreshing it would be to hear a State of the Union Address that is a list of shared goals instead of the all-too-typical wish list developed in a White House vacuum. Imagine a State of the Union in the voice not of "I," but of "we" -- meaning we, your elected leaders.

Jason Linkins

Man Agrees To Do Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Joe Lieberman, a former senator from Connecticut, has agreed to serve as the co-chairman for No Labels, a loosely codified set of vaguely defined sent...

Sam Stein

Joe Manchin Steps Down As Co-Chair Of No Labels

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced on Friday that he is leaving his role as honorary co-chair of the non-partisan, centrist advocacy o...

Sam Stein

Centrist's Group's Support For Tea Party-Backed Candidate Raises Eyebrows

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The result of the closely fought Senate race in Colorado won’t be known until late on Tuesday evening. But already, the contest is cau...

3 Ways Labeling Our Child Saved Our Sanity

Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC | Posted 11.23.2014 | Parents
Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

His diagnosis enabled us to let go of some of the self-blame and shame we were struggling with and reinvest our energy into learning about Aidan's condition and helping him to recover.

Jason Linkins

No Labels: Hollow As Ever, Whining About 'Cynics'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Yahoo! News' Meredith Shiner's recent piece on the goofy little group No Labels -- currently leading all comers in the race to be my Summer 2014 Spiri...

Jason Linkins

Sorry Guys, Congressional Polarization Can't Be Fixed By Lawmakers Hanging Out More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Over at the Columbia Journalism Review, political science shaolin warrior Brendan Nyhan takes up a matter that various pundits tend to obsess over: Wo...

Bipartisan Group's Effectiveness Questioned

The Boston Globe | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

Ten days into the government shutdown in October, dozens of lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans, stood shoulder to shoulder and earnestly pledged to ...

It's Not Too Late to Learn How to Compromise

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

The Virginia race exemplifies the state of politics around the country. Facing a tough economy and difficult political issues, our leaders consistently refuse to cooperate with one another. Ordinary citizens are turning on each other over petty disagreements. Meanwhile, our nation's biggest challenges go unresolved.

Stop Digging Those Debt Ditches

Andrew Tisch | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics
Andrew Tisch

How about passing a law called 'Jobs First' that would not allow any further changes in federal taxes and spending programs until the unemployment rate reaches 6.5 percent? That would mean about 1.1 million currently unemployed Americans would be back at work.

It's Time for the Political Parties to Stand Down and Re-Open the Government

Gary Shapiro | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

The Republicans have to accept that a compromise is better than a crippled nation with a dysfunctional government.

The Washington Blame Game Must Stop!

David L. Nevins | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
David L. Nevins

The shutdown of our government and the possible default on our nations debt in just two weeks does not speak well for Congress or for the president. Both sides are playing Russian roulette with the economy.

Cash and Congress: The Tie That Binds

Michael Winship | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Despite what you've heard, the spirit of bipartisanship in Washington is not dead. Simply look past the vitriol, bombast and gridlock, then listen for the ka-ching of the nearest cash register, made flesh by friendly lobbyists and special interests.

It Is Time for Congress to Put Country Before Party

David L. Nevins | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
David L. Nevins

We must define and implement a process of governance in our country built upon civil discourse and critical thinking.

Dear Congress: Where Is the Love?

Brent Roske | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Brent Roske

Way back when, some ambitious lawyers built this country, some smart people started talking about how bad it would be if political parties were afforded too much power. Yet here we are.

Beyond Labels and Limitations

Suza Scalora | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
Suza Scalora

Chris Waddell's motto is "It's not what happens to you. It's what you do with what happens to you," and he lives his words.

No Labels? A New Force in Congress?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

So what is No Labels foreshadowing? Perhaps in this era of the breakdown of effective party leadership and process a new 'thing' is emerging to take up the banner and slack in looking after the public interest.

Jason Linkins

No Labels Will Have An Occasional Radio Show, For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

Good news for people who like radio-broadcasted vapidity! Former Utah governor and presidential aspirant Jon Huntsman (R) and current West Virginia Se...

Americans Want Congress to Do What's Right on Immigration, Taxes and Entitlements

Gary Shapiro | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

I am increasingly puzzled why Congress can't act to solve a real problem when the solution is obvious, easy and supported by Americans. Can tiny minorities with loud voices and deep pockets ruin our great nation?