- representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions: Government leaders hope to achieve a bipartisan foreign policy.
Origin of bipartisan
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Examples from the Web for bipartisanship
It was a long time ago, back when Congress functioned, and bipartisanship was real.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!
October 20, 2014
Then, in a rare show of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans teamed up to gut the program.Congress Unites to Screw the Hungry
September 8, 2014
Sadly, Groupon Government is one area in which bipartisanship rules like a schoolyard bully.The Golden Age of Government by Groupon
April 22, 2014
But the price of bipartisanship in the Obama era at least has been an unwillingness until recently to openly oppose the president.How AIPAC Botched Its Biggest Fight in Years
February 11, 2014
Meaning what, that his attempts at bipartisanship for these last six years have worked like a charm?Will Obama Ever Play Hardball?
January 29, 2014
Bipartisanship is more than minding our manners, it is doing our duty.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush
George W. Bush
Witness the fact of bipartisanship, not in politics alone, but in all of life's interests.The Will to Doubt
Alfred H. Lloyd
Mr. Speaker, at your swearing in you asked us all to work together in a spirit of civility and bipartisanship.
- consisting of or supported by two political parties
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Word Origin and History for bipartisanship
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