Ideas. Action. Results.

For most of U.S. history, the political system has successfully embraced and managed differences in ways that have moved the country in new and promising directions.

The most important moments and achievements in the nation’s history have been the result of negotiated understandings and balanced compromise.

Today, the nation is again faced with stark divisions. 

The Bipartisan Policy Center believes the American answer will always rest in harnessing the best ideas from both parties

Seizing pragmatic consensus, and holding steadfast to our commitment to sustaining the institutions and traditions that enable cohesion, freedom, and opportunity in a diverse nation.

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