bipartisanship

Bipartisanship: AOC Finds Common Ground with Ben Carson, Ted Cruz

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) found rare common ground with two conservative Republicans on Thursday, agreeing with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on banning members of Congress from lobbying, and with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson on adopting a more lenient policy toward residents in legal trouble.

AOC and Ben Carson and Ted Cruz (Alex Wong / Drew Angerer / Alex Wroblewski / Getty Images)

John McCain Voted Against Bipartisanship, Not for It

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said his vote Friday against “skinny repeal” of Obamacare was a vote for bipartisanship. In fact, it was the opposite, rewarding Democrats for passing Obamacare without working with Republicans in the first place.

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Democratic Leaders Ditch Trump on Infrastructure

One of the few glimmers of bipartisanship in the wake of the election of President Trump was on the question of infrastructure, with Democrats expressing a willingness to work with him on working to fix the nation’s roads and bridges. But it seems Democrats aren’t so enthusiastic anymore.

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Senate Passes Legislation To Replace No Child Left Behind

The U.S. Senate approved the conference legislation known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a measure that – once signed into law by President Obama – will replace the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal law and will serve as the latest iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

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Senate Poised To Pass NCLB Rewrite, Alexander and Murray Congratulate Each Other on ‘Bipartisanship’

Alexander, who chairs the Senate committee that oversees education, and ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, congratulated each other numerous times on the floor of the Senate for completing the 1,061-page “bipartisan” conference legislation, much of which was apparently crafted behind closed doors and passed by the House last week after having been published for review only two days earlier.

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In Final Speech, Rick Perry Touts Texas Economy, Bipartisanship

AUSTIN, Texas — In a joint session of the Texas Legislature Thursday afternoon, Texas Governor Rick Perry delivered what was not only his final official speech as Governor, but laid out the blueprint for his expected presidential campaign. As predicted, Perry prominently featured

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