Select Committee Releases Final Report on How to Fix Congress, Revive Bipartisanship
Select Committee Releases Final Report on How to Fix Congress, Revive Bipartisanship
2022-12-20 22:02:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — There likely haven’t been many select committees in the history of Congress who on their last day made the mind wander back to “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu,” the epic 1960 account of Ted Williams’ final game at... Read More

Swing State Democrats Seek More Bipartisan Bills
2022-03-01 21:41:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A memo being circulated on Capitol Hill by a group of swing state Democrats ahead of Tuesday night’s State of the Union address is calling for “a new agenda” that stresses bipartisanship over messaging bills and action over... Read More

House Chiefs of Staff Association Elects New Leadership
2022-01-27 19:24:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON – The bipartisan association that represents chiefs of staff and staff directors to members of the U.S. House of Representatives has elected a new leadership team for the 117th Congress. For the first time, a pair of bipartisan co-chairs... Read More

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

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

Opinion Polls
Poll: NJ Voters Want a Fiscally Responsible Congress to Tackle True Health Care Concerns
2021-08-23 20:53:05
by Dan McCue

Voters in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District, a traditional swing or battleground district nestled against the southeast portion of New York State, are united in many key respects when it comes to spending and health care reforms, a recent survey... Read More

White House
Biden Aims for Bipartisanship But Applies Sly Pressure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has begun publicly courting Republicans to back his sweeping infrastructure plan, but his reach across the aisle is intended just as much to keep Democrats in line as it is a first step in... Read More

ROKK Solutions and Engagious Launch Strategic Partnership
2021-02-16 21:19:18
by TWN Staff

Leading bipartisan public affairs firm ROKK Solutions and the widely-respected research firm Engagious are joining forces to offer a potent combination of communications and research capabilities to help organizations win their public policy campaigns. The newly announced strategic partnership will allow the two firms to... Read More

Blue Dogs Urge Biden to Prioritize Bipartisan Legislation for Pandemic Response, Recovery
2020-12-30 20:04:27
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday requesting that he “prioritize bipartisan legislation” dealing with novel coronavirus pandemic response and recovery.  The letter highlighted the coalition’s policy priorities for the... Read More

Cunningham, Reed, Call for COVID-19 Relief, Civility During Bipartisan Town Hall
2020-11-02 14:02:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - It came as no surprise last week when the majority of questions posed to two members of Congress during a virtual town hall Friday focused on currently stalled negotiations over the next COVID-19 relief package. Despite being on... Read More

U.S. Senate
Supreme Court Vote Tears at Judiciary Committee Relationships

WASHINGTON — The Senate's escalating partisan tug-of-war over judicial confirmations has frayed relationships in the chamber for decades, but Thursday's committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett threatens to sever the rope. The vote is expected to unfold as it did for previous judicial nominees... Read More

Senate Reaches Impasse on Police Bill, Opening Door to Bipartisan Negotiations
2020-06-24 19:15:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A policing reform bill proposed by the Senate's lone Black Republican failed to garner enough votes to pass on Wednesday after Senate Democrats said its proposed reforms didn't go far enough in the wake of the deaths of... Read More

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

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

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

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

In The States
Selflessness Makes History in Maryland As First African American and Woman Elected House Speaker
2019-05-03 20:37:21
by Dan McCue

It had all the makings of a political disaster. The battle to replace the late Michael Busch as speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates had come down to two candidates, both Democrats, but closed-door negotiations had produced no consensus... Read More

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