The goal of preventing a nuclear Iran has always been a bipartisan one. As diplomatic efforts shift to negotiating a final deal with Iran, following the recently announced interim agreement, maintaining that bipartisanship, especially in the form of cooperation between the White House and Capitol Hill, will be crucial to their success.
“As policy experts from across the political spectrum, we applaud the bipartisan Senate-House framework for replacing Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) mechanism.
At the heart of the ongoing immigration reform debate is the question of the anticipated costs and benefits of reform. Assessing the impact of various reform proposals on economic growth, wages, and federal and state budgets is critical to making an informed judgment as to whether enactment of reform is in the best interests of the country.
Two late additions to Congress’s response to the financial crisis have proved to be among the most complex and challenging for U.S. financial regulators to put into place. The degree of difficulty these two rules present, their unknown impact on financial markets and the economy, and the lack of international coordination surrounding them have led to continued regulatory delay with promulgating these two rules.
The Middle East remains a major foreign policy challenge for the United States, despite attempts to pivot away from it. A cooperative and strong Turkey could be an important partner in helping rebuild the Middle East.