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2021-08-24 20:02:10
by Victoria Turner
Veterans Need to Be Part of the Fight to Preserve Democracy, Voting Rights According to Advocates

Jake Harriman, a veteran Marine who was deployed abroad for almost 15 years, did not recognize the country he left... Read More

Jake Harriman, a veteran Marine who was deployed abroad for almost 15 years, did not recognize the country he left to fight for when he returned to the U.S. in 2015.  During two combat tours in Iraq, the now CEO... Read More

2021-08-24 19:00:20
by Dan McCue
Poll Finds Florida Voters Bullish on Bipartisanship, Fiscal Responsibility

Voters in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, a district that tends to vote Republican in local races, but has strongly supported... Read More

Voters in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, a district that tends to vote Republican in local races, but has strongly supported Democrats for president and the House since 2012, are emphatically in favor of bipartisanship and a steady, prudent hand when... Read More

2021-07-06 13:55:24
by Dan McCue
CPAs Endorse Bipartisan Push to Regulate Tax Return Preparers

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing oversight for paid tax return preparers has garnered the support of the... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing oversight for paid tax return preparers has garnered the support of the American Institute of CPAs. The bill, the Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Proficiency Act, was introduced last month by Rep. Jimmy... Read More

2021-06-29 19:06:41
by Dan McCue
Sen. Collins, Rep. Fitzpatrick Most Bipartisan Members of Congress

For the eighth year in a row, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is the champion of bipartisanship in the Senate, while... Read More

For the eighth year in a row, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is the champion of bipartisanship in the Senate, while in the House, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., is tops among the 437 House members scored in the latest analysis by... Read More

2021-06-28 19:35:33
by Brock Blasdell
Bipartisan Report Says Sourcing Small Businesses for Government Contracts is Step Forward

The Bipartisan Policy Center, in conjunction with Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Voices and Center Forward, have published a policy... Read More

The Bipartisan Policy Center, in conjunction with Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Voices and Center Forward, have published a policy report favoring measures taken by the Biden administration to support small businesses during America’s economic recovery.  The report praises the... Read More

Analysis: Biden Rebuts Doubts, Wins Bet on Bipartisanship

NEW YORK (AP) — Day after day, as the partisan battle lines hardened on Capitol Hill over President Joe Biden's... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Day after day, as the partisan battle lines hardened on Capitol Hill over President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, his calls for bipartisanship seemed increasingly out of step. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his goal was... Read More

2021-06-24 23:24:19
by Dan McCue
Bipartisan Efforts Win the Day As Senators, White House Strike Infrastructure Deal

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced he’s struck an infrastructure deal with a bipartisan group of senators that... Read More

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced he’s struck an infrastructure deal with a bipartisan group of senators that will provide about $579 billion in new investments in broadband internet, roads, bridges and the electric grid. The deal’s overall... Read More

2021-05-17 20:55:22
by TWN Staff
Oklahoma Legislature Approves New State District Map

OKLAHOMA CITY - State lawmakers in Oklahoma this past week came to bipartisan agreement on a new legislative map to... Read More

OKLAHOMA CITY - State lawmakers in Oklahoma this past week came to bipartisan agreement on a new legislative map to be used in upcoming state House and Senate races. And in something of the rarity in this hyper-sensitive time, the... Read More

2020-12-17 18:28:13
by Reece Nations
Reps. Murphy, Katko Feature Lt. Gen McMaster in Latest National Security Expert Briefing

WASHINGTON — In the fourth session of their ongoing virtual national security briefing series entitled “National Security in the Shadow... Read More

WASHINGTON — In the fourth session of their ongoing virtual national security briefing series entitled “National Security in the Shadow of COVID-19,” Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and John Katko, R-N.Y., hosted retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to discuss how the... Read More

2020-11-19 15:05:32
by Kate Michael
BPC Examines What 2020 Election Communicated About Health Care

WASHINGTON — Political players have long had different ideas about national health care, but coronavirus not only shifted policymakers’ priorities,... Read More

WASHINGTON — Political players have long had different ideas about national health care, but coronavirus not only shifted policymakers’ priorities, it has also thrown the future of health care reform into question.  The Bipartisan Policy Center convened leading pollsters and... Read More

2020-10-02 15:00:21
by Sean Trambley
Bipartisan Senate Resolution Would Designate Malnutrition Awareness Week

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan resolution introduced by Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Chuck Grassly, R-Iowa, would designate Oct. 5-9 “Malnutrition... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan resolution introduced by Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Chuck Grassly, R-Iowa, would designate Oct. 5-9 “Malnutrition Awareness Week.” Malnutrition is a significant problem in the United States and results from eating a diet which does not... Read More

2020-10-01 14:23:04
by Kate Michael
BPC Considers a Points-Based Immigration System for the US

WASHINGTON — The issue of immigration can be polarizing, but the Bipartisan Policy Center has decided to tackle the topic... Read More

WASHINGTON — The issue of immigration can be polarizing, but the Bipartisan Policy Center has decided to tackle the topic with a series of discussions on immigration policies around the world. The think tank’s latest dialogue coincides with the launch... Read More

2020-06-29 19:45:34
by Sara Wilkerson
Bipartisan Coalition Requests Funding for Plugging Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells

WASHINGTON - A Coalition of Democratic and Republican House members have sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,... Read More

WASHINGTON - A Coalition of Democratic and Republican House members have sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to request Congressional funding to plug "orphan" oil and gas wells across the... Read More

2020-05-14 18:42:37
by Dan McCue
Bipartisanship Is Alive and Well on Capitol Hill, Index Finds

WASHINGTON - Despite the rancor one hears consistently on cable news and in the Twittersphere, bipartisanship is alive and well... Read More

WASHINGTON - Despite the rancor one hears consistently on cable news and in the Twittersphere, bipartisanship is alive and well among rank and file members of Congress, according to a new survey conducted by The Lugar Center and the McCourt... Read More

2020-02-07 15:26:28
by Dan McCue
Sherrill, Stivers Deliver Unanimous Passage of Veterans Service Dog Bill

WASHINGTON - Proving that acrimony wasn't the only emotion felt on Capitol Hill this week, Reps. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J. and... Read More

WASHINGTON - Proving that acrimony wasn't the only emotion felt on Capitol Hill this week, Reps. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J. and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio delivered a unanimous House vote Wednesday in favor of granting access to treatment derived from working with... Read More

2019-12-19 16:11:36
by Dan McCue
McBath Aims for Bipartisanship on Major Issues

WASHINGTON - Last week was a typical whirlwind week in the life of Rep. Lucy McBath. In the space of... Read More

WASHINGTON - Last week was a typical whirlwind week in the life of Rep. Lucy McBath. In the space of five days, the Georgia Democrat, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, voted on impeachment, health care, trade and joined... Read More

2019-11-15 20:45:53
by Dan McCue
House Votes to Extend Select Committee on Modernization Through 116th Congress

WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday voted to extend the mandate of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress... Read More

WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday voted to extend the mandate of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress through the end of the 116th Congress. The rule that created the Select Committee originally had it set to expire... Read More

2019-11-08 21:24:51
by Dan McCue
Bipartisan Bill Incentivizes States to Report of Domestic Violence to Federal Background Check Systems

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., and Mike Turner, R-Ohio, will create incentives for states... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., and Mike Turner, R-Ohio, will create incentives for states to provide complete domestic violence records to federal background check databases. Rep. Rice announced the filing of the bill at... Read More

2019-11-07 22:15:22
by Dan McCue
Widespread Support Emerges for Extending Panel Working on Congressional Reforms

WASHINGTON - Multiple letters addressed to the House leadership shows there's widespread support for extending the mandate of a select... Read More

WASHINGTON - Multiple letters addressed to the House leadership shows there's widespread support for extending the mandate of a select committee that has been working for the past year on finding meaningful ways to reinvigorate the procedures and culture of... Read More

2019-10-22 22:54:23
by Dan McCue
Bipartisan Commission to Study Proliferation of Terrorist Content Online

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced Tuesday by the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security would establish a bipartisan... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced Tuesday by the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security would establish a bipartisan commission of non-government experts to examine the ways social media and other online platforms have been exploited to promote and... Read More

2019-10-04 20:47:09
by Dan McCue
House Panel Passes Bipartisan Bill Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced by freshman Reps. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., and Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., and intended to provide women... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced by freshman Reps. Sharice Davids, D-Kan., and Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., and intended to provide women entrepreneurs greater access to resources and training has passed through the House Committee on Small Business without objection. H.R. 4405,... Read More

2019-10-04 20:43:08
by Dan McCue
Katko Leading Bipartisan Drive to Bolster Aid for Suicide Crisis Centers

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., is leading a bipartisan initiative to bolster aid for suicide crisis centers. The... Read More

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., is leading a bipartisan initiative to bolster aid for suicide crisis centers. The initiative, H.R. 4564, would amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure "the provision of high-quality service through the Suicide... Read More

2019-10-04 18:07:07
by Dan McCue
Blue Dogs Back Bipartisan Spending Transparency Legislation

WASHINGTON - The Blue Dog Coalition on Friday endorsed H.R. 3830, the Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act, a bipartisan bill that would... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Blue Dog Coalition on Friday endorsed H.R. 3830, the Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act, a bipartisan bill that would provide Americans with more information on how federal tax dollars are being spent and help eliminate duplicative and wasteful government... Read More

2019-09-27 20:26:14
by Dan McCue
Earmarks Revival Might Usher In New Era of Congressional Civility

WASHINGTON - If Congressional leaders are serious about restoring civility, reasoned debate and a spirit of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill,... Read More

WASHINGTON - If Congressional leaders are serious about restoring civility, reasoned debate and a spirit of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, they should seriously consider bringing back earmarks, a George Mason University professor told a House panel on Thursday. "They are... Read More

2019-09-24 20:42:19
by Dan McCue
Can Congress Learn From States Legislatures? Panel Says Yes

WASHINGTON - In an era of political polarization here in Washington, state legislatures just might hold the key to getting... Read More

WASHINGTON - In an era of political polarization here in Washington, state legislatures just might hold the key to getting past the friction and on to bipartisan agreement on meaningful legislation. At least that was the consensus of a panel... Read More

2019-09-13 17:44:58
by Dan McCue
Blue Dogs Assail McConnell On Election Security, Warning 'Time Is Running Out'

WASHINGTON - A group of centrist House Democrats best known for espousing bipartisanship to get things done on Capitol Hill,... Read More

WASHINGTON - A group of centrist House Democrats best known for espousing bipartisanship to get things done on Capitol Hill, sharply criticized Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday for his continued refusal to allow election security bills to get a... Read More

2019-09-06 21:08:34
by Dan McCue
House to Vote on Banning Offshore Drilling in Almost All US Waters

WASHINGTON - The House will vote next week on a trio of bills that would effectively block all new offshore... Read More

WASHINGTON - The House will vote next week on a trio of bills that would effectively block all new offshore oil and gas drilling in the waters around the United States. In a letter to House members, Democratic House Leader... Read More

2019-09-06 21:00:26
by Dan McCue
Hoyer Says Continuing Resolution Will Be Necessary to Avoid Another Shutdown

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said Thursday that a continuing resolution will be necessary to keep the... Read More

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said Thursday that a continuing resolution will be necessary to keep the government funded past Oct. 1 and prevent the second shutdown in less than a year. In a letter to House... Read More

2019-09-05 20:42:51
by Dan McCue
Mod Dems Won the House in 2018, That Was Just the Beginning

WASHINGTON - What it comes down to is this: Despite many in the media trumpeting the "fact" that all the... Read More

WASHINGTON - What it comes down to is this: Despite many in the media trumpeting the "fact" that all the momentum in the Democratic Party in 2018 was on the far-left, mid-term voters overwhelmingly endorsed moderates, rewarding their common-sense approach... Read More

2019-08-27 20:46:49
by Dan McCue
Grassley Anticipates Bipartisan Push to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley, R- Iowa, is expected to mount a full-court, bipartisan press to see that... Read More

WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley, R- Iowa, is expected to mount a full-court, bipartisan press to see that legislation lowering prescription drug prices is passed before the end of the year. Chairman Grassley recently met with Senate Health... Read More

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