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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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Bi-partisan consensus prevented the topic from reaching the campaign trail, while guaranteeing that the insane and completely futile war policy continues.
The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions said it will now turn its focus to building the co-sponsor list for the bi-partisan No Knives Act of 2013, H.R.
The bill was passed with unanimous bi-partisan support, and makes specific provision for officials to use their authority to conduct international negotiations to pursue a worldwide approach to address aircraft emissions.
A March press release issued by the Communications Workers of America trumpets the fact that "bi-partisan support on Capitol Hill for legislation that bans federal grants or guaranteed loans to American companies that move call center jobs from the U.S.
A bi-partisan group of mayors is hoping to capitalize on a message from al-Qaeda to stop the sale of illegal guns nationwide.
-- PNN - In his much anticipated speech on Tuesday to the United States Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was greeted with warm bi-partisan support.
food prices and distorts energy markets, the organizations sent a joint letter to Cardin and Coburn applauding their proposal to introduce bi-partisan legislation to end the tax credit.
The bi-partisan group was described as "the same type of groups that want to spread chaos in the Middle East."
A bi-partisan parliamentary committee, may be constituted to review the pace of reconstruction efforts being undertaken by various agencies.
AFFI has praised the bi-partisan support of the bill and commended its reasonable, common sense approach to enhancing food safety and consumer confidence in America's food supply.
A bi-partisan group of eight former Secretaries of State sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to support the fiscal year 2011 International Affairs Budget request from the President.
There is a focus on the role of political will, and emphasis on the need for bi-partisan support for education policy.