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Guest Post: Educating Voters in a Time of Political Polarization

By Peter Levine / 2013 June 13th

This is the first in a series of blog posts by CIRCLE, which evaluated several initiatives funded by the Democracy Fund to inform and engage voters during the 2012 election. Our posts discuss issues of general interest that emerged from the specific evaluations.

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BPC Launches Commission on Political Reform

By Joe Goldman / 2013 March 5th

The Bipartisan Policy Center will launch its Commission on Political Reform on Wednesday, which will seek to understand the causes and consequences of America’s partisan political divide and recommend reforms to help Americans achieve shared national goals. The commission will be co-chaired by former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Trent Lott (R-MS), former Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME), former Senator, Governor and Secretary Dirk Kempthorne (R-ID), and former Representative and Secretary Dan Glickman (D-KS).

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A More Responsive Political System

By Joe Goldman / 2013 February 20th

In my last post, I introduced our grantees working to foster greater bipartisan problem solving in our political system. This time, I’d like to talk about some of the initial grants that we have made towards creating a more responsive political system.

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Our Approach to Polarization and Gridlock

By Joe Goldman / 2013 February 1st

I thought it would be useful to dedicate a few early posts on our new blog to explaining a bit more about our priorities and the organizations in which we have invested.

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Welcome to the Democracy Fund

By Joe Goldman / 2012 December 17th

Thanks for visiting the new web site of the Democracy Fund. We’re excited to have this space to share the work of our new initiatives.