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2013-06-07 08:24:04

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Democratic strategist Robert Weiner, a former White House spokesman and senior staff for three House Committee Chairmen, and policy and research analyst Nakia Gladden at Robert Weiner Associates are contending that the media has painted "the illusion of bipartisanship" for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. In an article published today in the New Jersey Star Ledger, they highlight the fact that his voting record and budget efforts...

2012-11-14 12:23:33

Gary Sinise and the Gary Sinise Foundation, and Margery Kraus CEO of APCO Worldwide, will also be recognized for their dedication to public service and philanthropy WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many current and former Members of Congress can proudly point to bipartisan efforts that have strengthened our nation over the years. While there have been many examples of cooperation from both sides of the aisle, Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn exemplify...

2012-10-31 07:27:03

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What do politics and parenting have in common? Polarization! This election season, politicians have been staking out far right or far left positions on the hot button social issues that generate strong emotional reactions with voters. Feeling the support of their respective bases, opposing candidates often "dig in" and defend their extreme positions leaving little to no room for cooperation and compromise. There is simply no tolerance or...

2012-05-31 06:30:32

Bill is Aimed at Jumpstarting the Economy Through the Creation and Growth of New Businesses WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.), for their unveiling of bipartisan legislation, Startup Act 2.0, aimed at jumpstarting the economy through...

2009-09-01 13:00:00

Contrary to common perception, special interest groups are not responsible for the partisan division in Congress "“ and often join bipartisan coalitions to support legislation, according to a Michigan State University political scientist.The same groups that line up on two sides in elections come together afterward to advance the same bills, said Matt Grossmann, assistant professor of political science.Grossmann cited the current debate over national health care as an example....

2009-01-06 15:19:47

Analysts said business tax cuts in President-elect Barack Obama's stimulus proposal were designed to show bipartisanship and win Republican votes. Tax cuts in the plan, allowing companies to write off more losses and count more for depreciation of assets, amount to about $100 billion. Further, a $3,000 tax credit for each new job created is designed to spur new hiring, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. The key way to think about this is from a political perspective rather than an economic...