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Congress once again gives away the farm

March 2, 2021  ·  Nan Swift
Tom Vilsack will once again assume the top spot at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), after the Senate voted overwhelmingly to support his confirmation. Vilsack previously served as Secretary… Read More

Can Republicans and Democrats finally address the national debt?

March 2, 2021  ·  Jonathan Bydlak
Perhaps the most surprising outcome of the 2020 elections is the narrowness of the governing margins in Congress. While Joe Biden was expected by most observers to be the next… Read More

New Poll Finds Majority of Republican Voters Lost Faith in Elections

March 1, 2021  ·  William Gray
A majority of Republican voters—67 percent—across the country believe the 2020 presidential election was invalid, according to a new poll by the R Street Institute and the Tyson Group. Seventy-five… Read More

Video: The Potential Return of Earmarks

February 18, 2021  ·  William Gray
Wednesday morning, Taxpayers for Common Sense President Stephen Ellis and Congressional Institute President Mark Strand talked about the potential return of earmarks on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. They… Read More

How Congress tricks Americans (with David Schoenbrod)

February 12, 2021  ·  William Gray
American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Kevin Kosar spoke with David Schoenbrod about his new book DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington. David is a Trustee Professor at… Read More