“Bipartisan” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· Covid fallout: US govt job losses are piling up, and it could get worse →
Unions and bipartisan groups are pushing Congress to send state and local governments more help quickly.
The New York Times
· The Class of 2020 Is Missing Out, and So Are Politicians →
It’s a tradition to reach a captive, often bipartisan audience.
The China Post
· New jobs report diminishes GOP appetite for more virus aid →
For starters, leadership aides in both parties acknowledge there have been virtually no bipartisan talks so far, with Pelosi and McConnell communicating through their public statements.
· No more bipartisan politics – this is the end of Keir Starmer’s ‘constructive opposition’ →
The brief phase of bipartisan politics was never genuine.
· Polarized Politics Has Infected American Diplomacy →
The erosion of the bipartisan foreign-policy consensus in itself is not a tragedy, given its innumerable flaws, blind spots, and uneven track record.
The New York Times
· Trump’s False Claim That ‘Nobody Has Ever Done’ More for the Black Community Than He Has →
In comparison, Mr. Trump pointed to his signing of the First Step Act, a bipartisan bill that made reforms to sentences in federal prisons; the inclusion in the 2017 tax overhaul of the Opportunity Zones program, which offer a tax break for investing in low-income communities; increased funding for historically black colleges and universities, or H.B.C.U.s; and low unemployment rates for black Americans.
· Trump boasts after surprise fall in US jobless rate, says will help race relations →
The bipartisan law gives companies more flexibility in using funds from the forgivable federal loans to pay their workers and cover other qualified expenses.
· Rep. Bobby Rush: Sen. Rand Paul is a "scoundrel" for blocking anti-lynching bill →
The big picture: Rush introduced legislation that has bipartisan support called the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act that would make lynching a federal crime.
· Shouting Into the Institutional Void →
The commission was also bipartisan, including a couple of liberal Republicans, a conservative congressman from Ohio with a strong commitment to civil rights, and representatives from business and labor.