Bipartisan think tank to honor lawmakers who offer 'a positive tenor'
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There’s a foreign concept invading politically polarized Washington, according to one think tank: civility.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is poised to honor six lawmakers on Wednesday as part of its Legislative Action Awards. The recipients, who have all served in Congress for six years or less, have “provided a positive tenor to the legislative process and improved the functioning of Congress through their example,” the group says.

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The BPC — which will honor the lawmakers at a reception in downtown Washington — says the annual awards ceremony is a way to “push back on the notion that the only way to operate in Washington is to be a partisan warrior.”