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Kevin Kosar

Vice President, Policy, R Street Institute

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Executive privilege: Presidential power, secrecy, and accountability

August 19, 2019
 Over at Lawfare, Margaret Taylor interviews Mark Rozell,… Read More
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Know someone who wants to help Congress on tech issues?

August 16, 2019
Then nominate him or her to become a TechCongress Fellow. And, yes, self-nominations are encouraged. Details are at https://www.techcongress.io/nominate. This is a paid fellowship on the Hill. Hurry up… Read More
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Resolution introduced to implement recommendations of the Select Committee

August 15, 2019
Resolved, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This resolution may be cited as the “Improving Transparency for the American People Act of 2019”. SEC. 2. ADOPTION OF STANDARDIZED FORMAT FOR LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENTS. Read More
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ICYMI: Sen. Mike Enzi releases ideas to fix broken congressional budget and spending process

August 14, 2019
 Below is a press release from Sen. Mike Enzi, Senate Budget Committee chairman. Senate Budget Committee Chairman… Read More
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Mitch McConnell looks like a hypocrite on Supreme Court nominees, but he didn’t have to

August 13, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky rekindled the acrimonious debate over control of the Supreme Court when he acknowledged the Senate would consider a presidential nominee to… Read More
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Can Congress curb its spending?

August 12, 2019
Congress recently approved legislation to suspend the federal debt ceiling and increase spending above levels currently allowed in law. In doing so, its members challenged our assumptions regarding the efficacy… Read More
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Should we rename the Office of Technology Assessment?

August 8, 2019
Over the past year or so, there’s been growing … Read More
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Congress and primaries

August 7, 2019
https://www.legbranch.org/app/uploads/2019/06/Episode-2-Primaries.mp3 Should the electoral college be abolished? Prof. Julia Azari (Marquette University), Lee Drutman (New America), and James Wallner (R Street Institute) debate and discuss the primaries and… Read More
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Is Majority Leader McConnell blocking elections security legislation?

August 6, 2019
Democrats want the Senate to debate legislation that they say is needed to secure American elections against outside interference. But they say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is standing… Read More
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Reclaiming Congress’ war powers

August 5, 2019
July 29, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House… Read More