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Government needs a big shove

Government needs a big shove

Bill Galston is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution where he holds the Ezra Zilkha Chair in governance studies. Galston is a former fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a former deputy assistant to President Clinton on domestic policy. He is also a founding member of No Labels, the grassroots movement of 600,000 Republicans, Democrats and Independents working to break the gridlock in Washington, DC.

nbj: How did you come to No Labels?
Bill Galston: I came to No Labels at roughly the same time and for roughly the same reasons as a lot of other people did. Namely, that the polarization of American politics had created a situation in which it was increasingly difficult for the political system to get even the basics done, and this situation was beginning to cost our country very significantly, both in reputational and real terms.

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