Today’s “Citizen Report,” brings an encore from resident Joe Uveges, who suggests the idea of “reaching across the isle” is not confined to Capitol Hill.

(The “Citizen Report” is a collaboration between KRCC and the Colorado Springs Gazette. More citizen journalism is available at Fresh Ink.)

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Today’s “Citizen Report,” brings a tale of political harmony amidst political discord. Resident Joe Uveges suggests the idea of “reaching across the isle” is not confined to Capitol Hill.

(The “Citizen Report” is a collaboration between the Colorado Springs Gazette and KRCC. More information is available at the YourHub link at Continue Reading

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