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NEWS FOR MODERATES


Hypothetically, Americans Want Compromise. But Not In Real Life.

Only a small number on either side agreed it would be OK to pass a bill that has something they don't want or doesn't have something they do.

CNN


The Silent Majority Of Democratic House Freshmen

A lot of the new Democrats in the House are a little more moderate than you think.

Vox


Senate Leaders Reached A Bipartisan Deal That Could Reopen The Government For A Few Weeks

The plan for the Senate to consider the dueling proposals reflects the first bipartisan action since the shutdown began.

New York Times


Centrist Dems Urge Pelosi To Break Shutdown Stalemate

House centrists are pushing Pelosi to counter Trump with her own compromise proposal.

Politico


Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats To Flex Their Muscles

The centrists, elected to seats held last year by Republicans, delivered Democrats their House majority, and their re-elections will be critical to keeping the party in power.

New York Times


Centrist Efforts To Convince Trump To End Shutdown Falter

Efforts by centrist lawmakers to break away from their party leaders and build a compromise that would end the government shutdown are floundering.

The Hill


Why Joe Biden (Or Any Moderate) Cannot Be Nominated

The key to American presidential politics is winning the center; however, the key to winning today’s Democratic nomination is winning the left.

The Hill


Some Moderate Republican Senators Are Starting To Signal A Break With Trump

They’re calling on him to open the government first and negotiate on border security afterward.

Vox

MODERATEVOTERS.ORG CONGRESSIONAL HONOR ROLL - 2013-2014*

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

John Barrow (D-GA)
Jim Matheson (D-UT)
Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
William Owens (D-NY)
Ron Barber (D-AZ)
Pete Gallego (D-TX)
Nick Rahall (D-WV)
Collin Peterson (D-MN)
Patrick Murphy (D-FL)
Sean Maloney (D-NY)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Jim Costa (D-CA)
Daniel Maffei (D-NY)
Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Christopher Gibson (R-NY)
Michael Grimm (R-NY)
Richard Hanna (R-NY)
Walter Jones (R-NC)
Michael Fitzpatrick (R-NC)
Christopher Smith (R-NJ)
Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Jon Runyan (R-NJ)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
John Shimkus (R-IL)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Justin Amash (R-MI)
Peter King (R-NY)

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Mark Pryor (D-AR)
Joe Donnelly (D-IN)
Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Max Baucus (D-MT)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Susan Collins (R-ME)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Mark Kirk (R-IL)

 

* Based on National Journal Congressional Rankings

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ARE YOU A MODERATE?

You weigh arguments from both sides. You see complexity where others find certainty. You don't shout down discussion. You see the folly of absolutes. Compromise is a virtue. You are willing to give a little to get a little. You want government to work and believe it can, but fear it won't. Your decision is not whether to vote, but for whom to vote. You are willing to be persuaded. You are a moderate; you occupy the center. You represent the plurality of the national electorate. You are interesting. And you are not alone.

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4 FACTS ABOUT MODERATES

"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

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DAILY QUOTE

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LATEST NEWS

ESSAYS

ARE YOU A MODERATE?

You weigh arguments from both sides. You see complexity where others find certainty. You don't shout down discussion. You see the folly of absolutes. Compromise is a virtue. You are willing to give a little to get a little. You want government to work and believe it can, but fear it won't. Your decision is not whether to vote, but for whom to vote. You are willing to be persuaded. You are a moderate; you occupy the center. You represent the plurality of the national electorate. You are interesting. And you are not alone.

Third Way  More

4 FACTS ABOUT MODERATES

"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

Stefan Hankin  More

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