Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) to Receive 2013 Statesmanship Award

U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress
Sacramento Bee

Many current and former Members of Congress can proudly point to bipartisan efforts that have strengthened our nation over the years. While there have been many examples of cooperation from both sides of the aisle, Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn exemplify how working together can not only help strengthen our national security, but also set an example of  representative democracy at its best.

To showcase the best practices of bipartisanship, the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) will present Senators Lugar and Nunn with its "Statesmanship Award," at the non-profit organization's 16th annual "Salute to Service: Statesmanship Award Dinner," on March 19, 2013. The mission of FMC is to promote bipartisanship and civility among the nation's elected officials, as well as help emerging democracies around the world, and inspire the next generation of leaders through programs that highlight the power of service.

Senator Lugar is the Republican leader of the Foreign Relations Committee and was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1976.

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