BPC’s Patriot Award recognizes leaders who demonstrate political courage and exceptional leadership throughout their careers, even in the most partisan of times. The award honors Americans who, in placing the interests of the nation above all else, bring credibility and honor to government. In 2019, BPC honored Alice M. Rivlin with its fourth Patriot Award.
- Former Gov. Thomas Kean (R-NJ)
- Former Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN)
- Former Vice President Joe Biden
- Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)
- Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)