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Banking Legislation Shows Bipartisanship at Work

Finance / Press Release May 24, 2018

The banking legislation that President Trump signed into law today will increase opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses, and help community banks, across the country.

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America Needs the Office of National Drug Control Policy

Health / Press Release May 17, 2018

In order to comprehensively tackle the opioid epidemic, it is critical that states and communities have a federal partner that is itself coordinated.

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Countering Iranian Influence in Syria and Iraq: Three Possible Paths

National Security / Press Release May 14, 2018

The U.S. must remain engaged in Syria and Iraq to counter Iran’s efforts to increase its influence in the region, according to BPC’s Task Force on Managing Disorder in the Middle East.

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Biennial Budgeting: Bipartisan Idea Whose Time is Now

Economy / Press Release May 9, 2018

Implementing biennial budgeting would help smooth an increasingly turbulent budget process said G. William Hoagland in testimony to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.

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What Trump Did Not Say on Iran

National Security / Press Release May 8, 2018

It remains unclear whether the administration wants to develop a comprehensive strategy on Iran or is not interested in pushing back on Iran beyond the nuclear deal.

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4 Items of Interest in CBO’s Monthly Budget Review

Economy / Press Release May 7, 2018

The U.S. government ran its largest April surplus on record last month, BPC’s analysis of a new Congressional Budget Office report shows.

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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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BPC Expands Finance, Economic Team with Lockhart, Fichtner

Economy / Press Release April 18, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy Center announced today it has expanded its financial and economic policy expertise by naming James B. Lockhart III as a senior fellow and Jason J. Fichtner as a fellow, to provide new depth and analytical skills to ongoing financial and economic policy research.

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Early Turkey Elections Bid by Erdogan for Greater Control

National Security / Press Release April 18, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s surprise announcement today of elections to be held 16 months earlier than scheduled is his attempt to cement his current domination of Turkish politics and society, fearing that a weakening economy might spur opposition to him, Bipartisan Policy Center national security experts said.

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New Report Explores Future of Trump Electoral Coalition

Governance / Press Release April 15, 2018

A detailed analysis of voting patterns and demographic changes in the electorate finds that if trends from the past two presidential elections continue, the 2020 contest starts off as a dead heat. That finding is part of a new report, released at the Bipartisan Policy Center, by a consortium of think tanks.

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