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Better Angels group trying to fix political divide

LEESBURG, Va. -- A grassroots group is behind a series of meetings across the nation this summer aimed at getting Republicans, Democrats and everyone in between talking about the issues that divide our country.

Better Angels was started after the 2016 election. Founding members believe that there is too much bickering among Americans nowadays either as a result of or because of the partisan divides in our two major political parties.

Over the weekend, around 40 people from the DMV got together for a discussion on a range of topics.

Leaders said they weren't trying to solve any issues but trying to get people to come to the table and begin understanding why people who don't agree with them are coming from.