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How American Politics Went Insane

Governance / News June 21, 2016

What is it that not long ago allowed our government to metabolize the aggression that is inherent in any pluralistic society and still get things done?

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Tom Daschle and Jason Grumet: Grease the Wheels

Governance / News January 6, 2015

“The puritanical notion that members of Congress should not seek to advance local interests is nutty,” says Jason Grumet, who runs the Bipartisan Policy Center and recently wrote “City of Rivals.”

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What’s the key to ending Washington gridlock?

Governance / News November 14, 2014

The Cyclists talk to Jason Grumet, author of “City of Rivals,” which suggests way to fix Congress and restore the “glorious mess of American democracy.”

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Surprise! There may be a way to fix Washington.

Governance / News November 10, 2014

The morning after the midterm elections, one of the best places to go for hope that the 114th Congress might actually get something done was a think tank not far from the Capitol called the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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Jason Grumet: 4 Simple Steps to End Political Gridlock

Governance / News October 31, 2014

As we enter the last stretch of campaigning, before elections that will almost certainly continue divided government, many fear there is no end in sight for political gridlock. If it seems that most good government reform efforts are banging against…

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Jason Grumet: When sunshine doesn’t always disinfect the government

Governance / News October 2, 2014

Despite the scars of past scandals, we must recognize that there are moments in government where the imperative for deliberation trumps the imperative for access.

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Carville: US needs more tales of bipartisanship

News / News September 18, 2014

James Carville says it’s not just the nation’s capital that needs a lesson in bipartisanship.

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Jason Grumet: To Improve Decision-Making, Lighten Up on Lobbyists

Governance / News September 17, 2014

As Congress prepares to leave town and disillusioned voters get ready to trudge toward the midterm elections, party leaders on both sides of the aisle are making the usual promises that if elected, they will do things better. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has promised to re-empower committees, noting that a “sense of mutual respect is necessary for constructive dialogue.”

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Jason Grumet: “Bring back productive partisanship”

News / News September 12, 2014

Jason Grumet joined Julie Mason on Sirius XM’s POTUS channel to talk about his new book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy. Listen to the interview.

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The Glory of Transactional Politics and Incremental Progress

Governance / Blog March 2, 2016

The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications hosted BPC President Jason Grumet for a discussion on the state of politics in an increasingly polarized country.

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