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A NEW COMMON GROUND COMMITTEE PUBLIC FORUM

Taxes has been an American hot button ever since the Boston Tea Party. Join the Hon. Barney Frank and Larry Kudlow at the next Common Ground Committee Public Forum: “Finding Common Ground on Taxes”. Read more »

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FINDING COMMON GROUND ON INCOME INEQUALITY

In our latest Public Forum, Larry Kudlow and Jared Bernstein offer different perspectives on the causes of widening income inequality and what policy actions might alleviate the problem and strengthen the American economy for the benefit of all its citizens. Read more »

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FINDING COMMON GROUND: THEN & NOW PUBLIC FORUM

David Gergen and Chris Matthews with stories and insights driving the point home that shared experiences and relationships, as personified by Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neil, enable political rivals to find common ground and work together. Read more »

LATEST ON COMMON GROUNDER BLOG

Trump and Ryan Work to Find Common Ground

A potential example of finding common ground could be on the horizon. Donald Trump surprised the republican elite by becoming the presumptive presidential candidate despite changeable positions, many which are not aligned with conservative principals.  Trump argues the party is the Republican party, not the conservative party.  Meanwhile, Paul Ryan says he is not there when it comes to endorsing Trump.  This has all the makings of a knock-down confrontation. Read more »

COMMON GROUND IN ACTION

Cranes, curlews, and cows — the delicate debate over Oregon’s federal lands

A PBS News Hour story about how ranchers, federal officials and environmental groups are coming together to deal with conflict over cattle grazing on public lands in Oregon. Earlier this year, the conflict made national headlines because of a military style standoff. Now the parties are listening to one another, respectfully, and making good progress to finding solution. Watch the program Read more »

VIDEO: HOW YOUR DONATIONS HELP

Want to be part of the solution? Common Ground Committee forums bring light not heat to the public discourse. Our goal to bring truth, clarity, understanding and progress to issues of importance, is something we can all agree on. Your financial support makes a difference by providing the resources needed to produce public forums in first class venues and with expert panelists. Watch video »