Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton: How to halt next terror generation

National Security / News January 25, 2015
Although our own homeland is safer, violence perpetrated in the name of radical Islam — as the Paris attacks painfully remind us — has not abated.

When will debt ax fall?

Economy / News January 25, 2015
President Obama and Republicans in Congress are headed for another standoff over the national debt.

What are Republicans going to do about climate change?

Energy / News January 23, 2015
“This is sort of like the coming attractions before a movie,” says Laura Hall, manager of the legislative arm of the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington-based think tank.

GOP optimism about working with Obama in 2015 has quickly soured

Governance / News January 21, 2015
But Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center, said that while progress may be farther on the horizon than just this year, it will be attainable eventually.

Ex-government leaders: ISIS could make ‘leap’ into cyberattacks

National Security / News January 15, 2015
The Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) could make the leap to serious cyberattacks in the coming months, said a retired top lawmaker and former high-ranking intelligence official.

House rejects bill granting banks more time to comply with Volcker

Financial Reform / News January 7, 2015
The so-called Volcker rule, a part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law named after former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, prevents banks from making bets with their own money and limits their affiliation with hedge funds and private-equity funds.

Dan Glickman and Olympia Snowe: How Congress and federal leaders can work better together

Governance / News January 7, 2015
As the 114th session of Congress begins, we turned to two former legislators for greater insight into how congressional leaders and the federal leaders could work more effectively together.

WH nominates Landon to Fed board

Financial Reform / News January 6, 2015
Justin Schardin, an associate director at Bipartisan Policy Center, questioned what slot Landon would take, which would determine the length of his term.

Congress’ New Year’s Resolutions

Governance / News January 6, 2015
There are at least five simple and realistic steps the 114th Congress could take to help Washington be more productive—and tamp down the “dys” while re-emphasizing “function.”

Tom Daschle and Jason Grumet: Grease the Wheels

Governance / News January 6, 2015
“The puritanical notion that members of Congress should not seek to advance local interests is nutty,” says Jason Grumet, who runs the Bipartisan Policy Center and recently wrote “City of Rivals."