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Bipartisan

Describing any measure or policy that draws support from two political parties. For example, in the United States, a unanimously passed defense bill may be said to be bipartisan. The term is used in countries with de facto or de jure two-party systems.
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In December 2017, the legislation passed out of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee in a strong bipartisan vote.
He said he hopes that committee members will continue to push for bipartisan legislation.
The release of this bipartisan legislative proposal from the committee leadership drew broad endorsement from industry and policy groups.
Senator Lautenberg says he wants a bipartisan bill, but today's (July 25) markup says otherwise," said Bill Allmond, SOCMA vice president of government and public relations.
Pundits decried the bitter partisanship in Washington, but there was a surprising amount of bipartisan legislation.
Urge your Senators and Representative to save presidential public financing by supporting this bipartisan presidential public financing legislation.
The call for a national housing policy parallels a key component of the National League of Cities American Dream Campaign and comes a few days before NLC's bipartisan town meeting on ensuring access to the fundamentals of American life--including a safe and affordable home.
Regardless whether Congress ultimately debates the Thomas bill or the bipartisan Crane-Rangel bill, FEI will continue to work with Congress to craft legislation that does not place unreasonable restrictions on deferred compensation programs.
We provide a bipartisan solution to the often contentious discipline issue by providing protections for children with disabilities while simplifying the rules that school districts use in discipline cases," Gregg said.
But that HRC is absolutely right to be taking the bipartisan approach it does.
The Administration wants to preserve a bipartisan approach as we move forward.
It was a mistake for [Bush] to have brought this out as an administration proposal rather than developing bipartisan support [in Congress] for it first," Kemiss says.