BI Lifetime Scores Updated | Unity in Foreign Policy | Mountain State Bipartisanship | Senate Hoosiers
July 2019
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BI Lifetime Scores Updated    Unity in Foreign Policy    Mountain State Bipartisanship    Senate Hoosiers


New Senate Lifetime Index Data Released

Washington, DC - The Lugar Center and McCourt School's Bipartisan Index released updated lifetime scores for all U.S. Senators dating back to 1993. The updated scores, published June 11, reflect data from 1993 to the 2018. Read the press release here, and see the updated scores here.

"National Unity is a Foreign Policy Virtue"

Washington, DC - Challenges on the global stage require civility and bipartisanship, writes Devin Stewart for The Hill on May 23. Drawing on the life of former Senator Richard Lugar and the Bipartisan Index, Stewart argues for a united front against challengers from overseas. READ HERE.

Bipartisanship in the Mountain State

Wheeling, WV - Jess Mancini of the West Virginia Intelligencer reports on her state's Senators' bipartisan performance in this June 18 article. Using data from the Bipartisan Index, Mancini grades West Virginia's Senatorial delegation. READ HERE.

Hoosier Senators Score High on Bipartisanship

Munster, IN - Of the five Indiana Senators to serve in the last 25 years, four have been among the most bipartisan legislators in Washington according to the Bipartisan Index, writes Dan Carden for the Northwest Indiana Times on June 17. READ HERE.

Dr. Connie Veillette, 1960-2019

A founding member of The Lugar Center, Dr. Connie Veillette, PhD, passed away on April 10 after a heroic, 4-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Much admired by her colleagues at TLC and beyond for her sharp wit and intellect, Connie's research specialized in foreign aid effectiveness and global food security. READ HERE.


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