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Kevin Kosar

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

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ICYMI: House adopts resolution on proxy voting

May 21, 2020
According to the First Branch Forecast: The House enacted an historic resolution (H. Res. 965) that provides for proxy voting on the House floor… Read More
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Podcast: Does incivility weaken or strengthen democracy?

May 20, 2020
Listen here. Emily Sydnor joins Julia Azari, Lee Drutman, and James Wallner to consider how people react to incivility in the media and the role it plays in… Read More
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What are we talking about? A primer on remote deliberations terms

May 18, 2020
Congress is beginning to innovate around how it deliberates in committees and on the floor. These changes are driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has made in-person meetings unsafe and… Read More
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Event: Panel on congressional oversight databases

May 15, 2020
RSVP Wayne Law Review and the Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School are hosting a panel for scholars on “Congressional Oversight Databases” on Wednesday, May 27,… Read More
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Podcast: Congress’s institutional limitations in responding to the coronavirus

May 14, 2020
Margaret Taylor sat down with Tony Mills, director of science policy at the R Street Institute, to talk about an article he recently wrote with Robert Cook-Deegan titled, “… Read More
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Civil society groups to Congress: You need a plan.

May 13, 2020
Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leaders McConnell, Schumer, and McCarthy: We write to express our deep concern over the lack of a clear and transparent plan for maintaining congressional operations during… Read More
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Today: Foreign affairs: How Congress can play a constructive role

May 12, 2020
Source: Defense.gov Click here to RSVP The Executive Branch is not the only voice in foreign policymaking. The Constitution gives Congress numerous foreign affairs responsibilities, including the power… Read More
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Five new recommendations for virtual congressional hearings

May 11, 2020
While much of the country has already figured out how to conduct business remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress is moving slowly and erratically to implement plans for how it… Read More
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New CRS report offers an authoritative review of the current debate over OTA

May 8, 2020
The report looks at the pros and cons of five different approaches Congress could take: Reestablish OTA Without Changes to Its StatuteReestablish OTA with Changes to Its StatuteCharge an Existing… Read More
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A Plan for the People’s House Four Strategies to Reopen Congress and Restore America’s Voice

May 7, 2020
Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Recently, we called on Speaker Pelosi to establish a clear, safe, and effective plan for reopening… Read More