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The Downfall of a Pragmatic Republican

Governance / News May 10, 2016

The death of former Sen. Robert Bennett reminded Washington of the first visible stirrings of the unrest that Trump has now ridden to the top of his party.

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BPC Statement on Passing of Sen. Robert F. Bennett

Governance / Press Release May 5, 2016

Bennett was guided throughout his life by a deep desire to do what is right, not only for his state, but for his country.

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Entrepreneurship: One issue both parties can agree on

Immigration / News March 16, 2016

In an era defined by political polarization, there’s one issue that unites most Democrats and Republicans: the importance of entrepreneurship to the U.S. economy.

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Improving and Expanding Health Insurance Coverage through State Flexibility

Health / Research December 10, 2015

There remain important opportunities to influence policymaking at the agencies and to focus on the states as a frontier for innovation and reforms in health care.

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Jason Grumet: What McConnell Can Do to Improve Elections

Governance / News December 19, 2014

A confluence of decisions over the last decade have significantly weakened the role of political parties and empowered the super PACs, 501(c)(4)s and a variety of other mechanisms that pour vast sums of largely unaccountable resources into our elections.

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The Release of the Agenda for Generational Equity (AGE)

Event / June 10, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

At a time when young Americans face record unemployment rates, trillions of dollars in student loan debt, and a diminishing Social Security Trust Fund, Common Sense Action, a nationwide Millennial grassroots organization, released its Agenda for Generational Equity during an event at The Washington Center.

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A National Conversation on Congress

Governance / March 26, 2014 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

BPC’s Commission on Political Reform, in partnership with USA TODAY, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, hosted a town hall conversation on Congress.

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Bipartisanship and the Next Generation of Leaders: A Partnership with The Washington Center

Blog / Blog January 13, 2014

BPC recently partnered with The Washington Center for the first week of its annual Inside Washington Seminar: Exploring Bipartisan Solutions.

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Two Bipartisan Paths to Health-Care Reform

Archived / News July 29, 2009

If Wyden-Bennett is the equivalent of a tear-down of the health-care system, the Bipartisan Policy Center proposal is more of an extensive renovation.

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