Despite an impressive surge of support, former U.S. Comptroller General and No Labels Co-Founder David Walker took second place in the POLITICO Primary.
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POLITICO announced No Labels Co-Founder and former U.S. Comptroller General Dave Walker as one of five readers’ picks for its POLITICO Primary yesterday.
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The non-profit group, No Labels, agrees with Schultz's wish that Congressional negotiations get under way immediately. The group's co-founder, Dave Walker, notes that it took the Bowles-Simpson Commission more than 200 days to release its recommendations and says super-committee members must return to Washington immediately if they are serious about deciding the mandated trillion-dollar reforms by its fall deadline.
“It took more than 200 days for the Bowles-Simpson Commission to release their report,” noted Dave Walker. “The Joint Committee has less than half that time to come to a bipartisan agreement and report their proposal. The 12 lawmakers need to return to Washington immediately and begin the hard work ahead of them.”
Washington, D.C. – Members of the Super Committee have only 101 days remaining prior to the November 23 deadline to report a deficit reduction plan of at least $1.2 trillion. No Labels is calling on the 12 members of the Super Committee to return to Washington immediately to begin their deliberations.
"In our time, too often, each of our two political parties has been dominated by a partisan ideological wing that has tended to pull us into conflict, not unity," said Lieberman, who ousted Weicker from the Senate in 1988. Weicker went on after the Senate to become governor, leaving the GOP and founding A Connecticut Party.
The three-hour forum was co-sponsored by No Labels Connecticut, an organization whose stated goal is to take politics out of problem solving.