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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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New Report Offers Ideas for Evidence-Based Policymaking in Congress

Evidence / Press Release April 11, 2018

New BPC report offers 19 options for encouraging a culture of evidence-based policymaking in Congress to improve insights on how government policies and programs are working.

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CBO’s New Deficit Projection a Wake-Up Call

Economy / Press Release April 9, 2018

CBO projections show recent policy changes have made the situation worse. The recent budget deal and tax cuts have caused federal deficits to surge.

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BPC Issue Brief Supports New Guidance by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Therapeutic Antibodies

Health / Press Release April 4, 2018

BPC releases new issue brief that examines the patent policies governing therapeutic antibodies that can target a particular disease state.

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