bipartisan bipartisan  /baɪ ˈpɑr tɪ zən/


  • (adj) supported by both sides



  1. Just when you thought the vultures had landed on a bipartisan health care deal, seems the three GOP senators haven't totally walked away from the table.
  2. Over the last several months the bipartisan group of six senators has worked diligently to develop a bipartisan bill for the Finance Committee to consider.
  3. We must continue our bipartisan efforts of the past two weeks to pass a comprehensive bill to help stabilize our financial system and protect the American taxpayer.


  1. Bipartisan Senate group seeks deal on student loans

    A bipartisan coalition of senators is working on a compromise to avert an impending July 1 doubling of subsidized Stafford loan interest rates that would affect as many as 7 million college students.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

  2. Bipartisan proposal on student loans circulating

    A bipartisan compromise on student loans — linking interest rates to the financial markets — started to take shape in the Senate Wednesday. It would prevent rates for new borrowing from doubling in coming days.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Bipartisan compromise on student loans takes shape in Senate

    A bipartisan compromise on student loans started to take shape in the Senate on Wednesday, preserving fixed-rate loans for all students and linking interest rates with the financial markets.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Fox News


  1. ...on behalf of Republicans, Rep. Charles Boustany of Louisiana said the country wanted Obama to instruct Democratic congressional leaders that "it's time to start over on a commonsense, bipartisan plan focused on lowering the cost of health...
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Charles Boustany Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. "I am deeply honoured to receive the Nobel Peace Prize," Mr Gore said in a statement. "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds of the award to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a bipartisan non-profit organisation...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: The Age

  3. "But the fact is, without bipartisan support, as we had just a few years ago, we cannot solve this problem," Obama told an audience of several hundred at American University.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Daily News

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