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2014-08-21 16:23:14

Think-Tank Founder Offers Prescription to Get Washington Working Again WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conventional wisdom holds that the solution to political paralysis lies in ending gerrymandering, restricting money in politics and reducing polarization in the media. Not according to Bipartisan Policy Center President Jason Grumet who sets out a pragmatic new strategy to get Washington working again in a new book set for release on September 9....

2014-06-26 20:21:31

BOSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by President of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Board of Directors, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, on the passing of Senator Howard Baker (R-TN): "Today, we mourn the passing of Howard Baker--a great legislator and a great man. My husband Ted worked very closely with Senator Baker over the years, on issues ranging from taxes to voting rights. A true champion for the people of Tennessee, the 'great...

2011-04-01 09:35:00

Senators Frist, Lott, Bennett, Dorgan, and General Jones join Senator Domenici and Secretary Glickman as BPC's new 'political all-stars' WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet members, and others," this week's National Journal features BPC's seven Senior Fellows. The bipartisan "roster of political all-stars" includes: former National Security Advisor...

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...

2010-01-29 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...

2009-08-31 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...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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