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Jason Grumet: Governing ‘Mandates’ Are Usually Phony. This One Is Real

Governance / News December 3, 2018

There is a politically viable policy agenda that can improve the lives of millions of Americans and begin to rebuild Congress’ ability to confront the dire challenges our nation faces.

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Linda Smith: The Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis Deserve Better

Education / News December 3, 2018

Policymakers must extend services for infants beyond the first weeks of life

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President Trump Reportedly Wants to Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico. It’s Not That Simple

Immigration / News December 3, 2018

BPC’s Theresa Cardinal Brown discusses seeing a new migratory pattern where a majority of those trying to enter the U.S. are families with children who are seeking asylum.

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President Trump Defends U.S. Actions At U.S.-Mexico Border

Immigration / News November 27, 2018

Trump says asylum-seekers must remain in Mexico while their claims are processed. Rachel Martin talks to BPC’s Theresa Cardinal Brown.

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Rick Santorum: Paid Family Leave Will Support Working Families

Education / News November 27, 2018

The election results provide a unique opportunity to put the focus squarely on working families, and one policy with a real chance is paid family leave.

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President Trump Defends U.S. Actions At U.S.-Mexico Border

News / News November 27, 2018

Trump says asylum-seekers must remain in Mexico while their claims are processed. Rachel Martin talks to BPC’s Theresa Cardinal Brown of the in Washington, D.C.

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Fedheads: Call Me Commissioner

Evidence / News November 26, 2018

Tedd McCann gives the latest updates on effort to codify some of the recommendations from the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking.

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Jason Grumet: Whatever Happens Tuesday, Democracy Is Banged Up But Not Broken

Governance / News November 5, 2018

Engagement by millennials is up and workplaces have become more civil.

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Shai Akabas and Tim Shaw: As Both Parties Play the Blame Game, Our Fiscal Future Hangs in the Balance

Economy / News October 24, 2018

The federal deficit grew 17 percent to $779 billion in the fiscal year just ended, but that’s not the worst of the problem.

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John Fortier: Vote. Otherwise, the Hackers Win

Governance / News October 24, 2018

Don’t let worries about election security keep you from going to the polls.

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