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centrist

a person holding moderate political views
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Mario Monti is in talks with centrist groups urging him to stand in Italy's elections early next year it emerged on Monday as pressure mounted on the technocrat prime minister from the financial markets, fellow European leaders and the Church to stay in politics to safeguard his reforms.
The PDL, trailing badly in the opinion polls, has been in disarray with deep splits between diehard Berlusconi loyalists and others including centrist supporters of the Monti government who want to create a conventional European centre-right force.
Center Forward is pleased to have the support of centrist leaders from both parties like Democrat Erskine Bowles and Republican Mike Castle.
De Velasco balances a theoretical examination of centrism as a political and rhetorical concept with four case studies of Clinton's centrist rhetoric from 1992 to 1996.
This article highlights the contribution of a professor who best personifies the centrist approach to libertarian academic change.
Considering how politically centrist both plans are -- this is far from socialized medicine or free market -- there's no reason a compromise can't be worked out.
Looking ahead, Catholic voices for moderation will, I think, join other centrists in favoring candidates who see in the common good a vision that can unite the country.
Articulating this line of thought, The New York Times said in an editorial Monday that senators who support Alito would "regret that they did not insist that O'Connor's seat be filled with someone who shared her cautious, centrist approach to the law.
When Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced two months ago that he was leaving the right-wing Likud Party, which he had embodied for three decades, one thing seemed certain: his new centrist party, Kadima, would be far more about one man - himself - than any one idea.
In this regard, the National Commission report issued by the centrist Brookings Institution remains a good place to begin, despite the fact that it is a bit boring and dated (2003) by the standards of the fast-changing world of school choice.