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2011-05-23 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln will join Alston & Bird, one of the nation's leading law firms, in its legislative and public policy group, Robert C. Jones, leader of the group, has announced. Senator Lincoln adds to a growing list of high-powered former members of Congress at Alston & Bird, including former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Billy Tauzin, and former...

2010-10-26 08:30:00

No One Ever Suggested that Presidents Lincoln and Roosevelt Should Have Been Denied the Right to Vote. ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) declared today that Kansas voters will demonstrate national leadership if they "Vote Yes on 2!" in the referendum on a constitutional amendment on Election Day, Nov 2. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO)...

2010-07-13 09:32:00

BPC's Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care to explore implementation of new health care law WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce that Julie Barnes has joined its staff as Director of Health Policy. Barnes will oversee the BPC's Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care, an effort led by BPC Founders and former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle and Bob Dole. In June 2009,...

2010-01-29 17:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's remarks at the House Republican Issues Conference, President Obama praised the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) plan for reforming health care, entitled: "Crossing Our Lines: Working Together to Reform the U.S. Health System," as a bipartisan health care proposal that is worthy of consideration by both Republicans and Democrats. According to President Obama, the plan, which was developed by former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders...

2010-01-22 14:30:00

Former Senate Budget Chairman Pete Domenici and Former OMB and CBO Director Alice Rivlin to craft detailed plan to cut unsustainable U.S. debt Urgent Issue for U.S. Economic Competitiveness and Global Standing WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will launch its Debt Reduction Task Force, led by former Senator Pete Domenici and Dr. Alice Rivlin, with top budget experts, business and labor leaders, stakeholders, and former elected officials, on...

2009-12-24 07:22:00

Authors of the Bipartisan Policy Center Report Continue to Encourage Joint Leadership on Reform WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle and Bob Dole, members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Advisory Board and Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care, commend their former Senate colleagues for passing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009 today. Senators Baker, Daschle and Dole...

2009-09-08 11:00:00

Senators Bob Dole and Tom Daschle join SEIU's Andy Stern and Walmart's Leslie Dach to discuss areas of bipartisan agreement in health reform WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Better Health Care Together will host a bipartisan health care forum to highlight areas of agreement among political, business and labor leaders in the health reform debate. The event entitled, "Common Sense Collaboration: Health Reform Perspectives from Employers...

2009-08-31 16:47:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's Washington Post, Senator Bob Dole urges a 'fresh start' on the issue of health care reform and said it is "the vital issue of our time, and Obama should be out front with his specific plan on this make-or-break issue." In June, Senator Dole, along with other former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker and Tom Daschle, all members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Advisory Board and Leaders' Project on the State of...

2009-07-29 12:23:00

Says BPC's health care proposal "would expand coverage and control costs" WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's Washington Post, columnist Ruth Marcus praised the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) plan for reforming health care, entitled: "Crossing Our Lines: Working Together to Reform the U.S. Health System," as a bipartisan health care proposal "that would expand coverage and control costs." According to Marcus, the recently released report, which was developed by...

2009-06-17 11:00:00

Budget-neutral plan ensures cost savings, quality improvement and affordable coverage for all Americans WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle and Bob Dole, members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Advisory Board, today released a bipartisan, budget-neutral framework for comprehensive health reform to ensure that every American has affordable, quality health coverage. The Leaders' Project on the State of American...