In this issue: The Center Ranked in Top 5% of Think Tanks Nationwide  · Latest Bipartisanship Index Scores Released · Avoiding War with North Korea on NPR with Richard Lugar  · Howard G. Buffet Visits Lugar Diplomacy Series.

Welcome to The Lugar Center Newsletter

September 2017


Latest Nationwide Bipartisan Index Released

WASHINGTON - The Lugar Center - Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy released it most recent Bipartisan Index for the 114th Congress.


CBS Boston Reports on the Mayflower State's Results

BOSTON - WBZ-TV reports on the partisanship of the Massachusetts delegation, citing the Lugar Center's Bipartisanship Index for the 114th Congress.


Texans Rarely Cross Party Lines, but this Laredo Congressman Does

AUSTIN - Texas congresspeople tend to be more partisan than not; TLC's Diller says in this UT Texas Standard radio interview there is an exception:  Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo), who ranks eighth out of 427 House members surveyed.  (Duration 4:17)


Howard G. Buffett Visits the Lugar Diplomacy Series

WASHINGTON - Philanthropist Howard G. Buffett, whose family foundation has spent millions to improve the lives of poor farmers in Africa and Central and South America, was the featured speaker at the fourth meeting of the Lugar Diplomacy Series.


Six Principles for Prioritizing Foreign Assistance

The Trump Administration has undertaken a herculean task to reform government, with the goal of making it more effective and efficient.  TLC's Connie Veillette writes about methods for reorganizing foreign assistance within this framework of challenge and opportunity. 


Avoiding War with North Korea on NPR with Richard Lugar​

Richard Lugar discusses the current situation with Russia and North Korea with NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon.​ (Duration 4:33, transcript available)


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