After his political resurrection, candidate Beyer adopts high-minded approach (Washington Post)

Washington PostWashington Post, June 29, 2014

Beyer’s approach, while high-minded, is “unlikely to be successful” because “it’s not fertile terrain in Congress for would-be compromisers,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a University of Mary Washington political science professor.

“There are so many partisan warriors on either side that the centrists can generate a lot of hostility towards themselves,” he said.“Certainly all of his diplomatic training will come in handy on the House floor.”

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