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What the AUMF Is and Why You Should Care

Jessica Michek / Blog April 18, 2018

Do today’s counter-terrorist operations against groups that are not responsible for nor even existed at the time of the 9/11 attacks require a new or expanded AUMF?

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Former Vice President Biden Receives BPC Congressional Patriot Award

Governance / Press Release March 1, 2017

The award recognizes leaders who demonstrate political courage and exceptional leadership throughout their careers, even in the most partisan of times.

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Financial Reform Must-Reads, May 27

Finance / Blog May 27, 2016

As you celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with friends and family, we hope you enjoy these readings from the financial regulatory world.

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Getting Back on Track: The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

Jason Burwen / Blog May 26, 2015

Energy innovation is a rising priority in the U.S., as Congress acted on legislation that will guide federal science and R&D investments for years to come.

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AEIC Commends Sen. Alexander's Leadership on Energy Innovation Investments

Energy / Press Release May 21, 2015

The America COMPETES Act enhances U.S. competitiveness in energy, science, and technology by sustaining public investments in R&D.

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H-1B Cap to Be Hit Within Days for a Third Year in a Row

Lazaro Zamora, Matt Graham / Blog March 31, 2015

The H-1B program allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require expertise in specialized fields and a bachelor’s degree or higher.

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Analysis: New High-Skilled Immigration Reform Bills

Lazaro Zamora / Blog January 29, 2015

Two groups of bipartisan senators introduced legislation to increase higher-skilled, employment-based immigration through several reforms to the legal immigration system.

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Congressional Letters to White House Echo BPC’s Call for Cooperation on Iran

Laura Hall, Blaise Misztal / Blog March 6, 2014

Last weekend, while much of the foreign policy community was focused on the turmoil in Ukraine, congressional leaders reached out to the White House on another issue of international significance: preventing a nuclear Iran. In a rare bipartisan and bicameral…

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Letter to Senators Chris Coons and Marco Rubio on the America INNOVATES Act

Margot Anderson / Research December 11, 2013

BPC endorses bipartisan efforts to strengthen the American innovation ecosystem and increase the economic return from public investments in science and R&D.

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