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Healthy Congress Index: Improvement in Appropriations, Days in D.C.

Governance / Press Release November 30, 2018

An improved appropriations process in which Congress enacted five of 12 appropriations bills before the start of fiscal year 2019 resulted in a better functioning Congress.

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The Elections: What Happened?

Governance / November 9, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Join BPC days after the election as we analyze the election results and what they mean for the country’s political future.

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John Fortier: Vote. Otherwise, the Hackers Win

Governance / News October 24, 2018

Don’t let worries about election security keep you from going to the polls.

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BPC Experts: Reports Unfairly Imply Hacker Found Way to Change Election Results

Governance / Press Release August 21, 2018

Recent reporting around DEF CON 26 election hacking sessions in Las Vegas unfairly implied that a teen hacker had found a way to change official election results.

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Healthy Congress Index Finds Progress on Appropriations

Governance / Press Release July 23, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s quarterly Healthy Congress Index shows rare progress in how Congress handled appropriations bills this year.

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Episode 4: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast July 10, 2018

Suspected meddling during the ’16 presidential election led to a designation of elections as critical infrastructure. Two DHS officials discuss the system today.

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Episode 3: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast June 7, 2018

Dr. Eitan Hersh breaks down how campaigns use data, media platforms, and why we should be skeptical about the power and potential of data analytics for persuasion.

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Healthy Congress Index: Light Work Schedule with Few Amendments

Governance / Press Release May 31, 2018

The 115th Congress has spent a less-than-optimal amount of time working in Washington, but this Congress differs little from its recent predecessors.

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New Report: Many Election Day Lines Shorter in 2016, But Some Long Waits Remain

Governance / Press Release April 27, 2018

A significant number of polling places still experienced average wait times over 30 minutes

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John C. Fortier: How Much Longer Can the Trump Coalition Hold?

Governance / News April 16, 2018

New study confirms demographic trends remain tough for Republicans.

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