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Members of Congress commit to civility after Alexandria shooting

Governance / News June 22, 2017

Members of Congress recommitted to a pledge of civility in conjunction the “summer of civility,” a new initiative from the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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Jason Grumet: Now we begin Trump’s next 100 days

Governance / News May 1, 2017

Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center, writes about what President Trump’s next 100 days in office may look like.

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BPC's 10th Anniversary

Page / Page January 17, 2017

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ICYMI: Five Senate Majority Leaders Break Bread

Abbey Brandon / Blog September 9, 2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) dined with five Senate Majority Leaders last weekend. The bipartisan dinner was the biggest gathering of Senate Majority Leaders in history at the Capitol. This record matches one set by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)…

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Bob Dole’s 90th Conjures Visions of Senate Long Gone

News / News July 22, 2013

Seventeen years and 774 cloture petitions after he left the Senate, Bob Dole celebrated his 90th birthday Monday with the sort of plain-spoken tough love that marked his run as one of the most accomplished congressional leaders of all time….

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LaHood serenades Bob Dole with 90th birthday wishes

News / News July 22, 2013

It took a 90th birthday to make it happen, but former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood shows off his singing chops in a video for former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.). The 1996 GOP presidential candidate turned the big 9-0 on Monday….

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As Senate vet Dole celebrates 90th birthday, he laments tone in Washington

News / News July 22, 2013

Robert Dole knew his share of Washington fights — as the Republican vice presidential and presidential nominee and as both Senate majority and minority leader. But as he celebrates his 90th birthday on Monday, he told CNN he believes the…

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What I Wish I Knew Then: Dan Glickman

News / News July 18, 2013

Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman‘s words of wisdom? Don’t waste your energy raising campaign money all the time. For Hill Navigator, the former Kansas representative and current senior fellow of the Bipartisan Policy Center weighs in with what he…

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Taking the Fifth Amendment Can Be Unsettling

Donald R. Wolfensberger / News July 16, 2013

Back in the late 1940s and ’50s, as scores of witnesses were “taking the Fifth” in public hearings before the House Un-American Activities Committee, Speaker Sam Rayburn and friends were privately “striking a blow for liberty” by taking their fifth…

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Meet Canada, Keystone’s Marquee Lobbyist

News / News July 14, 2013

Robin Williams joked in 2002: “Canada’s like a loft apartment over a really great party.” And it’s true that the embassy’s rooftop terrace on Pennsylvania Avenue overlooking the Capitol is great for parties. Yet, 11 years and billions of gallons…

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