Bootcamp | Governors | Bipartisan Foreign Policy | Remembering McCain

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September 2018

Bootcamp | Governors | Bipartisan Foreign Policy | Remembering McCain

Making America Bipartisan Again

Washington, DC - The Lugar Center partners with Wayne State University's Levin Center to host bipartisan bootcamps for Congressional staffers, writes CNBC in this August 19 article. In a time of polarization, the workshops teach that bipartisan Congressional oversight "is possible, effective and necessary." READ HERE.

Are Governors More Effective?

Menlo Park, CA - When a governor becomes a member of Congress, they bring executive experience to the legislative branch. How does this influence their performance as an effective legislator? The Hewlett Foundation cites The Lugar Center's Bipartisan Index to uncover whether former governors in Congress work across the aisle more than their colleagues in this August 8 analysis. READ HERE.

A Bipartisan Foreign Policy

Washington, DC - Two of America's freshman legislators emphasize the need for across-the-aisle support of America's allies in the Middle East, like Israel. According to an August 20 report in the Ripon Advance, these legislators, both Democrat and Republican, have scores on the Lugar Bipartisan Index that place them among the most bipartisan members of CongressREAD HERE.

Remembering John McCain

New York, NY - Fmr. Sen. Richard Lugar remembers his late colleague Sen. John McCain in an August 28 interview with Bloomberg Radio. Sen. Lugar recalls fondly his experiences working with Sen. McCain for many years. LISTEN HERE.

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