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These local business leaders want to put end to government gridlock

January 31, 2019
 Robert Giaimo, the CEO of Silver Diner Inc., has over the years grown increasingly frustrated with political gridlock in Washington.

The record 35-day partial government shutdown that furloughed 800,000 federal workers (and just ended — at least for three weeks) has been one of the biggest pieces of that frustration.

It was the impetus for Giaimo and his friend Tod Sedgwick, who happen to be registered in opposing political parties, to bring together a group of Greater Washington business leaders called “Democracy Group” to combat what they see as the primary cause of the gridlock: congressional gerrymandering.

Read more at Washington Business Journal…