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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 20, 2019  ·  Kevin Kosar
Robert George, “Return all legislative power to Congress,” Politico. September 20, 2019. “[W]e have failed to say “no” to leaders who usurp the power of legislators (state and federal,… Read More

Video: Can budget reform revive Congress?

September 19, 2019  ·  Kevin Kosar
The budget process is a wreck. The president’s budget arrives to Congress dead as a doornail. Congress only sometimes even adopts a budget. And all too often there… Read More

ICYMI: Examining the case for biennial budgeting

September 18, 2019  ·  Casey Burgat
                                                      View/download PDF… Read More

APSA Task Force Memorandum: The Appropriations Process

September 17, 2019  ·  Nolan McCarty
From:   Nolan McCarty, Princeton University, chair; Sarah Binder, George Washington University; Josh Chafetz, Cornell University; Meredith McGehee, IssueOne; Bruce Patton, Harvard Law School; and MArk Strand, Congressional Institute Reform: A… Read More

The problem with the Senate’s “constitutional role”

September 16, 2019  ·  Florian Gawehns
Stand and deliver. Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY. On August 12, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid published an Op-Ed in the New York Times, arguing in favor of abolishing one… Read More