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Republicans and Democrats Unite on One Thing: Wishing Bob Dole a Happy 95th

Governance / News July 23, 2018

This is what bipartisanship sounds like: A bunch of boldface pols enthusiastically singing “Happy Birthday” on a conference call to former senator Bob Dole.

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BPC Congratulates Co-Founder Sen. Bob Dole on Congressional Gold Medal

Press Release / Press Release January 17, 2018

Former Sen. Bob Dole, co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center, will today be honored by President Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and members of Congress with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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BPC Co-Founder Sen. Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Page / Page January 17, 2018

Former Sen. Bob Dole, co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center, receives the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition for a lifetime of public service.

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A Tribute to BPC Co-Founder and former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker

Page / Page June 26, 2014

With deep sadness, the Bipartisan Policy Center mourns the death of its co-founder and former Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. The senator was 88 years old.

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Five Times Congress Took Major Action in an Election Year

Michael Stubel / Blog January 29, 2014

Five occasions in the last half-century in which both sides came together and compromised for the good of the country.

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2013: A Year of Bipartisan Moments at BPC

Abbey Brandon / Blog January 6, 2014

We know partisanship is popular and conflict tends to be celebrated, but at BPC, 2013 was all about putting policy before politics. We’re taking a final look back at the top moments from another busy year at BPC.

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Senator Bob Dole as BPC’s Co-Founder

Michael Stubel / Blog July 26, 2013

After serving his country in wartime and spending the better part of five decades in public office, no one would have blamed Bob Dole for calling it a career.

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The Definition of a Statesman

Blog / Blog July 25, 2013

At their core, the big issues of yesterday and today are not all that different. In our country, we experience periods of economic downturns and financial recoveries, societal disgraces and cultural progress, and international unrest and diplomatic breakthroughs. However, one…

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The Wit and Humor of Senator Bob Dole

Kevin Clang / Blog July 24, 2013

“In a stunning admission on ‘Larry King Live’ last night, Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, ‘I wish I had bought stock in it.’ Only a Republican would think…

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A Man Born to Serve

Joann Donnellan / Blog July 23, 2013

It is fitting that as BPC’s Commission on Political Reform holds its “National Conversation on Public Service” today in Philadelphia, Senator Bob Dole also celebrates his 90th birthday. Known for a career dedicated to public service, BPC Co-founder Sen. Dole’s…

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