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Tom Daschle and Trent Lott: 3 Ways to Defeat Dysfunction on the Hill

Governance / News June 25, 2018

Recent bipartisan moves offer hope for a return to traditional legislating

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Supreme Court Punts on Redistricting Reform, Now Up To Voters

Matthew Weil / Blog June 19, 2018

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Benisek and Gill means redistricting reform will need to come from the voters and their representatives directly.

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Jason Grumet: Congress, It’s Time to Heal Thyself. Here’s How

Governance / News January 29, 2018

Nine ways to restore public trust and its self-dignity.

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American Congressional Exchange

Governance / Page December 4, 2017

ACE is a systematic approach to building better relationships and bipartisanship in Congress but away from the crucible of Washington, D.C.

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Q&A with Commission on Political Reform Leadership

Governance / Blog August 15, 2017

CPR Co-Chairs Tom Daschle, Dan Glickman, and Olympia Snowe discussed the importance of the CPR report’s recommendations in this current political environment.

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After 200 Days, Most Government Management Roles Unfilled

Governance / Press Release August 8, 2017

According to new BPC data, fewer than one-third of critical federal agency management roles have been filled as the Trump administration marks 200 days in office.

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Management Roles in the Trump Administration

Matthew Weil / Blog August 8, 2017

The Trump administration continues to trail its recent predecessors in filling key appointed management positions as we reach the 200-day mark since inauguration.

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The Debt We Owe Each Other to Strengthen Democracy

Beverly G. Hudnut / Blog May 30, 2017

There has never a better time for all Americans to commit time to public service—in their own community or at the state or federal level.

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Proposals to Strengthen and Protect Congress’ Legislative Capacities

Governance / March 28, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

The most recent election highlighted our country’s deep political, economic and culture divides. Yet despite these differences, our government must continue to function.

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114th Congress Improves, but Gridlock Overshadows

Michael Thorning / Blog January 19, 2017

The 114th Congress undoubtedly saw improvements to the legislative process, but there were concerning trends as well.

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