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2010-11-09 15:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To demonstrate its commitment to making Washington work, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today launched The Democracy Project, a new initiative to bring bipartisan and diverse voices together to support efforts to improve the ability of government to grapple with the nation's challenges. The Project, launched at the BPC's Political Summit at Tulane University in New Orleans, is guided by an advisory committee co-chaired by former...

2010-11-04 13:38:00

Event to be webcast live from New Orleans WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today announced the line up for its Second Annual Political Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. The summit, Beyond the Ballot: Making Washington Work, will consist of three panel discussions with Republican and Democratic political strategists and journalists, the release of a bipartisan midterm poll by Democracy Corps and Resurgent...

2010-09-08 16:23:00

Leading Figures who have shaped CAA to participate including Lisa Jackson, Howard Baker, Bill Ruckelshaus, Bill Reilly, Henry Waxman, and many others WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will co-host a day-long symposium on Tuesday, September 14 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will give the keynote address. Many leading figures in the...

2010-06-23 07:15:00

Report Argues Containment Ineffective, Israeli Strike Risky and Regime Change Unlikely Calls for Diplomacy, Sanctions, and Credible Military Option WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Iran on the brink of attaining nuclear weapons capability, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Initiative is calling for the United States to take a triple-track approach for preventing an Iranian nuclear threat through diplomacy, sanctions and a military option....

2010-06-02 14:00:00

Conference will examine solutions for achieving more bipartisanship and civility in our nation's political discourse WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the U.S. National Archives announced today that they will host Breaking the Stalemate: Renewing a Bipartisan Dialogue, a conference to explore the causes and effects of partisan gridlock in Washington and outline tangible solutions for...

2010-05-26 11:16:00

Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Initiative to Hold Key Debate on the Viability of an Iranian Containment Strategy WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the discussion intensifies over a fourth round of Russia and China-supported U.N. Security Council sanctions against Iran and a new nuclear fuel swap agreement between Iran, Turkey and Brazil, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will hold a debate on the prospects for containing a nuclear-capable Iran. Does the Cold...

2010-03-31 15:39:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement on President Obama's decision to expand Outer Continental Shelf drilling by former Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM), now a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center: "I congratulate the President on his decision to expand access to domestic oil and gas reserves on the Outer Continental Shelf. The decision will enhance our energy security and benefit our economy. As former Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee,...

2010-03-11 11:07:00

Remarks Highlight National Transportation Policy Project's Framework for Transportation Investment WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JayEtta Hecker, Director of Transportation Advocacy at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), today testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee regarding "Federal, State and Local Partnerships to Accelerate Transportation Benefits." In her testimony, Hecker detailed recommendations from BPC's National Transportation Policy...

2010-02-17 17:55:00

Bipartisan Policy Center Convenes Former Senior Administration Officials to Respond to Simulated Cyber Attack WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States, yesterday in Washington D.C. providing an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a real-time response to a large-scale cyber crisis affecting much of the nation. CNN will air the event exclusively as "We Were...

2010-02-11 09:00:00

'For the first time' a simulated cyber attack 'is going to be war-gamed, in public, for all the country to see' WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today on TheAtlantic.com, Marc Ambinder previewed the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) upcoming Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States, which will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. Cyber ShockWave will provide an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a real-time response to a...