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Nov 05, 2014, 12:10 ET

BPC President Jason Grumet Reacts to the Midterm Election Results

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) president Jason Grumet released this statement following yesterday's midterm elections: "The...

Oct 31, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Test Your Political Wits: This Sunday the Bipartisan Policy Center and Answers.com Kick Off the First-Ever Midterm Election "Quiz-a-thon Marathon"

ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, November 2, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Answers.com...

Oct 28, 2014, 14:00 ET
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BPC Panel Brings Together Top Banking Experts to Debate the Progress of Dodd-Frank in Addressing Too-Big-to-Fail

 The Bipartisan Policy Center's Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative (FRRI) hosted a panel discussion today with leading banking...

Oct 15, 2014, 16:39 ET
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Hollywood Stars and Washington Power Players Join Forces to Quiz Americans on Politics Ahead of Midterm Elections

 Answers™, a leading source of expert information and advice, is partnering with the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), a Washington-based...

Oct 07, 2014, 11:31 ET
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Americans Face Diverse and Unknown Risks When Planning for Retirement

A new staff paper from the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) out today highlights the risks...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Al-Qaeda, Non-Al-Qaeda Affiliated Jihadist Groups, Foreign Fighters in Syria and Growing Cyber Attacks Pose Serious Threats to US and Should Not Be Overlooked

A new report issued by the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Homeland Security Project today provides a comprehensive review of the many terrorist...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:18 ET
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BPC Governors' Council Welcomes New Innovative Veterans Talent Tool

The members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Governors' Council - Jim Douglas of Vermont, Brad Henry of Oklahoma, Linda Lingle of Hawaii,...

Sep 17, 2014, 11:58 ET

Senator Kent Conrad and James Lockhart Comment on Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Savings Policy

Former Senator Kent Conrad and James B. Lockhart III, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Commission on Retirement Security and...

Sep 16, 2014, 13:48 ET
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Leading CEOs Take Actions to Address Nation's Health Challenges

As the United States looks for solutions to improve the quality, cost and patient experience of care, a group of nine chief executives of some of...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:42 ET

Tomorrow: CEOs of Large U.S. Companies and Bipartisan Policy Center to Release Report on Improving America's Health Through Innovation

On Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30pm ET, chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies will...

Sep 12, 2014, 13:07 ET
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Castro, Gingrich, Five Former HUD Secretaries, Donovan, Carville and Matalin to Speak at Housing Summit Next Week

On Monday morning, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will kick off its 2014 Housing Summit in Washington. The two-day event will feature leading...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:35 ET
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UPDATE: CEOs of Large U.S. Companies and Bipartisan Policy Center to Release Report on Improving America's Health Through Innovation

 On Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30pm ET, chief executives of some of the nation's largest...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:40 ET
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Newt Gingrich to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the New Directions for National Policy: 2014 Housing Summit Next Week

 Former Speaker and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich will deliver keynote remarks next Tuesday, September 16, from 9:30 a.m. to...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:47 ET
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End Washington Gridlock by Reviving "Constructive Partisanship," says Bipartisan Policy Center's Jason Grumet in New Book CITY OF RIVALS

Conventional wisdom holds that the solution to political paralysis lies in ending gerrymandering, restricting money in...

Aug 12, 2014, 13:10 ET
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Bipartisan Policy Center Announces 2014 Housing Summit

 Hundreds of private-sector experts, elected officials, scholars, and industry leaders will gather at the Bipartisan Policy Center's Housing...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:40 ET
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Former Secretary Chertoff, Ambassador Romero and Others to Discuss Recent Crisis of Children at the Border

The Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force will host a discussion on the current child immigration...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:05 ET
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9/11 Commission: Terrorism Has Entered New and Dangerous Phase

 The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman...

Jul 21, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Tomorrow: 9/11 Commission to Release Updated Recommendations Ten Years After First Report

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean,...

Jul 18, 2014, 09:57 ET
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Military Costs Increased by 42 Percent Over the Past Decade

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a chartbook today detailing the...