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Marian Currinder

Senior Fellow, Governance Project, R Street Institute

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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

January 25, 2019
Carl Hulse and Emily Cochrane, “McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped,” New York Times: “The two congressional leaders are ideological opposites who are… Read More
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Senate and House Legislative Branch subcommittee members appointed

January 22, 2019
The Legislative Branch subcommittees of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees contain several newcomers in the 116th. Newly elected Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) will chair the subcommittee on… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

January 18, 2019
Paul Blumenthal, “Congress Might Actually Do Something To Stop Itself From Sucking So Much,” Huffington Post: “It’s hard to find agreement in the politically polarized environment of Washington, but… Read More
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Pelosi’s revenge?

January 16, 2019
The Hill was abuzz on Wednesday with news that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had “exacted revenge” on one of her most vocal detractors, Rep. Katherine Rice (D-NY). A former… Read More
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New R Sheet on leadership PACs

January 15, 2019
KEY POINTS Leadership PACs are political action committees created to promote the politicians who establish them. These committees used to be relegated to party leaders but today almost every member… Read More
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Resources: The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

January 14, 2019
LegBranch.org was built to provide visitors with a “one-stop shop” for the latest research, analysis, and commentary on Congress and reform. As the hub for the congressional reform movement,… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

January 11, 2019
Lindsey McPherson, “First big bipartisan vote establishes House select committee on modernizing Congress,” Roll Call: “Taking its first bipartisan vote of the 116th Congress, the House voted Friday to… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

January 4, 2019
Kevin Schaul and Kevin Uhrmacher, “Democrats’ generational gap grows with return of Speaker Pelosi and longtime deputies,” Washington Post: “There’s a new crop of lawmakers starting on Capitol Hill… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

December 21, 2018
Dean DiChiaro, “In Oversight Role, House Democrats Aim for Both Check and Balance,” Roll Call: “Partisan tensions in Washington already reached a fever pitch during Trump’s first two years… Read More
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“Why We Left Congress”: Excerpts of Our Conversation with Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL)

December 20, 2018
Four-term Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives during the 2010 midterm elections. Ross first represented Florida’s 12th Congressional District. He has represented Florida’s 15th… Read More