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Grand Forks Herald: Collin Peterson Needed As A “Bridge Builder”

The Grand Forks Herald endorsed Representative Collin Peterson yesterday calling him a “bridge builder” and claiming that we need more like him in the United States House of Representatives: Why is he succeeding where other moderates are failing? Like we said: He makes it look easy. As the Journal suggests, the House soon will have lots of members on the far left and even more on the far right. It’ll have precious few in the middle. But the middle is where successful legislation is made. That’s where legislation wins not just partisan but bipartisan support, the kind of support health care reform lacked — and that’s a weakness that might yet prove fatal. Peterson’s comfortable in the center, a vital but increasingly lonely place. After … Continue reading

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