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Marian Currinder

Senior Fellow, Governance Project, R Street Institute

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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

March 8, 2019
Thomas B. Edsall, “How Much Does Nancy Pelosi Have to Worry About a Left-Center Split?” New York Times: “Two key wings of the congressional Democratic Party have divergent… Read More
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Why Pelosi doesn’t want to change the rules

March 6, 2019
A little-known procedural tool called the “motion to recommit” is suddenly all over the news. This is because House Republicans have successfully used the motion twice this year to force politically… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

March 1, 2019
Paul Kane, “How the new class of Democratic lawmakers handled their first week back home,” Washington Post: “After seven weeks in Washington, Congress finally got a break. And no… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

February 22, 2019
Sarah Binder, “Three takeaways from Congress’s ability to avoid a shutdown — this time around, at least,” Washington Post: “Thwarted by Congress’s unwillingness to meet his funding demands, the… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

February 15, 2019
Lee Drutman, “Can Congress fix itself?” Vox: “The committee begins its work with some big limits. It is initially authorized for only one year and can only issue recommendations… Read More
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Video: America’s longest shutdown

February 13, 2019
LIVESTREAM:: America's Longest Shutdown @jiwallner, Charlie Bolton in @senrobportman's office, @julia_azari. https://t.co/l7WBznoJxZ — R Street Institute (@RSI) February 12,… Read More
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What LBJ can teach new Congress members about gaining power in the House

February 11, 2019
Robert Caro’s recent article on secrets he uncovered while digging through Lyndon Johnson’s archives provides fascinating glimpses into how political power is wielded in Washington. The ability… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

February 8, 2019
Kristina Peterson and Andrew Duehren, “Lawmakers Vow to Modernize Congress, One Modem at a Time,” Wall Street Journal: “Congress is a fixer-upper right now,” said Rep. Derek Kilmer (D.,… Read More
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Rule on start-up funding for Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress approved

February 7, 2019
On January 29, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), chair of the Committee on House Administration, introduced H. Res. 86, “providing amounts for the expenses of the Select Committee… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

February 1, 2019
G. William Hoagland, “The shutdown horror show was bad, but beware the reruns,” Roll Call: “The latest shutdown has been a lesson in how each side needs something to… Read More