"Our future depends on government working"

Government can work again, but only when Americans support and vote for individuals who will follow the principles of consensus-building. The purpose of this website is to provide a gathering point for all of us who believe our elected officials need to put the country ahead of politics, to facilitate the distribution of news about activities taking place to further that goal, and to identify and support like-minded candidates and office holders.

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News You Can Use

114th Congress drawing rotten reviews

Posted: May 22, 2015

Americans’ Satisfaction With Direction of U.S. Wanes

Posted: May 18, 2015

The increasingly ugly gerrymandering of America — in 7 maps

The Washington Post
Posted: May 17, 2015

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Fighting For Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate In Congress

Available Now!

In this timely call to action, Olympia explores the roots of her belief in principled policy-making and bipartisan compromise. A leading moderate with a reputation for crossing the aisle, she proposes solutions for bridging the partisan divide in Washington, most notably through a citizens’ movement to hold elected officials accountable.

To learn more, visit: www.FightingForCommonGround.com


Olympia's Blog

America’s Perception: Congress still hasn’t demonstrated it can tackle the major challenges facing our nation

May 23, 2015

In a May 18 Gallup poll, only 26 percent of Americans were satisfied with the direction of the country, and that’s down from earlier this year.

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A more polarized electorate has resulted in our government becoming more divided and thereby failing to do the people's business. But government CAN work again!

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