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2011-03-21 08:57:00

Former Agriculture Secretaries Dan Glickman and Ann M. Veneman and Former Health and Human Services Secretaries Mike Leavitt and Donna E. Shalala to Develop Recommendations on Ways to Improve America's Health WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will launch its Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative, led by former Secretaries of Agriculture Dan Glickman and Ann M. Veneman and former Secretaries of Health and Human Services Mike...

2011-03-02 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce the addition of former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND). Senator Dorgan joins the BPC as a Senior Fellow after serving for a total of thirty years in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In his new role at the BPC, Senator Dorgan will be working on a number of issues with a specific emphasis on energy policy. "Senator Dorgan has had a remarkable career, having served for...

2011-01-21 09:30:00

Report says "well-targeted" investments will improve accessibility, accelerate the nation's economic recovery, and create short- and long-term jobs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today, authored by two members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project, called on the Administration and Congress to change their approach to transportation policy saying that "the nation can no longer afford to support poorly...

2011-01-20 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Martin Wachs, members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project, will release a new research paper on transportation investment, job creation and economic growth tomorrow, January 21, 2011, at a press conference in Washington, D.C. The paper, Strengthening Connections Between Transportation Investments and Economic Growth, examines how well-targeted transportation investments...

2011-01-18 09:30:00

Project will help states develop bipartisan, workable solutions to overcome their health system challenges WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling "constructive engagement on health reform vital to our nation's future," the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today launched its Health Project, led by former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist, and former Governor Ted Strickland. "We know there remains a great political divide over the future of the...

2010-12-17 16:46:00

National Security Initiative Seeks Strategic and Constructive U.S.-Russia Relations WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Initiative launched its Russia Project, a new effort aimed at enhancing U.S.-Russia relations, holding the first in a series of meetings of its steering committee. Led by Senator Chuck Robb, the former governor and senator from Virginia, and Secretary Don Evans, former Secretary of...

2010-12-15 16:44:00

Senator Bob Bennett and Congressmen Mike Castle, Chet Edwards and Earl Pomeroy Will Discuss What they Learned in Office WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will host a panel discussion, "Exit Interview: What We Learned," with Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT) and Congressmen Mike Castle (R-DE), Chet Edwards (D-TX) and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) tomorrow, Thursday, December 16, 2010. The discussion will be moderated by NBC News Senate Producer Ken...

2010-12-08 09:00:00

Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Transportation Policy Project and the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission say that continuing our existing transportation policies "will further damage our economic health" WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission and the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project today called on the...

2010-11-22 16:04:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In lead editorials published today and over the weekend, The New York Times and The Washington Post applauded the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) landmark Debt Reduction Task Force report, Restoring America's Future, calling it a "thought-provoking plan," and urged elected officials to demonstrate leadership on the issue of the nation's growing debt. The Debt Reduction Task Force, chaired by former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete...

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...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.