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bipartisan

consisting of or supported by two political parties
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"During these increasingly polarized times, bipartisanship must be NCSL's bedrock," he says.
He did get important things done, notably the Recovery Act in the depths of the Great Recession, the Affordable Care Act, and financial reform--but none of them thanks to bipartisanship. Republicans refused to be partners in governing even in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the Depression.
While bipartisanship will be a tough sell over the next two years, given the last two years and the 2020 presidential campaign already getting off the ground, Trump did highlight two areas where logic suggest it's at least possible: Infrastructure and drug prices.
However, Trump's call for bipartisanship fell with his attack on Democrats that have withheld money for his Mexico wall.
"We will strive for bipartisanship," Representative Pelosi told reporters on Wednesday.
Okechukwu explained that his appeal for a rethink was in the direction of bipartisanship, so as to save Buhari's RRAP projects, some of which require endorsement and guaranteed by the National Assembly.
Bipartisanship: There needs to be an increased focus on bipartisanship, O'Rourke said.
At mid-century, the common critique was not of too little bipartisanship, but of too much.
Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship.
Words that have been weaponized by the Left include bipartisanship, reproductive rights, choice, identity, progress, fairness, trans, climate, homeless, health, free, homophobe, Islamophobe, white privilege, hate speech, gender, offensive, collaboration, oppressed, repressed, indigenous, compromise, multicultural, comprehensive immigration reform, undocumented, community, green, global, consensus, change agent, equity, inequity, and moderate, as well as the always reliable dead mules of doublespeak: diversity and tolerance.
It would be premature to say bipartisanship is back and that the current Republican-controlled Congress has broken the gridlock that has gripped it in recent sessions.
We believe there is more of that bipartisanship at work on a day-to-day basis that the average voter might think if he uses only the media as a guide.