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Jul 12 2021
A new poll found that Americans hold differing views on requiring COVID-19 vaccines for certain activities, although most Americans can find common ground.
A new Politico/Harvard survey showed that “more than half (52%) of employed adults oppose employers requiring all their employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before they can remain at or return to work.” Adults who areThe Daily Wire
Feb 15 2023
Most Americans view the Republican and Democratic parties as very different from each other. Yet the public does perceive some common ground between partisans in Washington on foreign policy, even as it sees much less bipartisan agreement on issues including abortion, gun policy and immigration.
A slim majority of Americans say there is a lot (10%) or some (44%) common ground betweenPew Research Center
Sep 11 2023
While mournful flute music filled the air, relatives of those who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack read their names aloud. Relatives of those who died went to Lower Manhattan to mark the 22nd anniversary of the terrorist attack, where they were joined by governors, senators and the vice president. The sun was just beginning to come out on an overcast, humid morning in Lower Manhattan onNew York Times (News)
Feb 18 2021
It's rare these days for people on opposite ends of the political spectrum to try to find common ground. But three years ago, 11 Kentucky conservatives rode a bus for 15 hours to meet a few Massachusetts liberals.
"We had folks within our community who said, 'You're crazy if you get on that van and go up there,'" said Gwen Johnson, one of the members of the Kentucky group.CBS News (Online)
Sep 05 2023
United had asked the Federal Aviation Administration to hold flights across the country until 2 p.m. ET, according to an FAA air-traffic control advisory. The airline didn’t specify what system was affected and said it was investigating the problem. United had asked the Federal Aviation Administration to hold flights across the country until 2 p.m. ET, according to an FAA air-traffic controlWall Street Journal (News)
Jan 19 2021
It’s one of President-elect Joe Biden’s favorite anecdotes about his formative years in the Senate.
Not long into his 36-year career there, the young Senator Biden was greatly disturbed to hear conservative GOP Sen. Jesse Helms of North Carolina excoriate Sen. Bob Dole’s Americans with Disabilities Act.
“I can’t believe anyone could be so heartless, and care so little aboutChristian Science Monitor
Dec 04 2014
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama hosted a private one-on-one meeting with incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Oval Office, and the Kentucky Republican emerged with positive things to say about the talks.
"We had a good conversation about a variety of different issues where we might possibly find common ground," McConnell told CNN.
The two talked forNewsmax (News)
Nov 06 2014
In an acknowledgment of the Republican Party’s new dominance in Congress, President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell , soon to be leader of the Senate, tentatively began charting a path forward Wednesday on trade, taxes and other policy matters.
A phone conversation between the two men, who have had a distant and prickly relationship, underscored the new politicalWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 06 2014
Obama and McConnell Pledge to Work Together, but Insist They Won’t Give In on Key Policy GoalsWall Street Journal (News)
Oct 04 2012
The U.S. federal budget deficit continues to grow, as weak economic growth and stagnant unemployment numbers decrease revenue. Although Congress is debating how to create fiscal balance without slowing the economy further, a solution seems distant. Experts from Brookings explore common ground in the effort to achieve greater fiscal responsibility.Brookings Institution