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Marian Currinder

Senior Fellow, Governance Project, R Street Institute

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“Why We Left Congress”: Excerpts of Our Conversation with Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)

December 18, 2018
Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA) represented Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District from January 2005 until he resigned in May 2018. During his tenure, Dent held a number of leadership positions. For two… Read More
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“Why We Left Congress”: Excerpts of Our Conversation with Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA)

December 17, 2018
Two-term Congressman Ryan Costello (R-PA) has represented Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District since January 2015. He currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is one of 12 House… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

December 14, 2018
Lindsey McPherson, “Pelosi Agrees to Deal Limiting Her Speakership to 4 Years,” Roll Call: “Under an agreement reached with seven Democrats who opposed her speaker bid, Pelosi will back term… Read More
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Throwback Thursday: Are we surprised the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform crashed and burned?

December 13, 2018
Last February, Congress established a Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The committee, comprised of equal numbers of… Read More
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“Why We Left Congress”: Excerpts of our conversation with Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA)

December 12, 2018
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a special election in October 2007. In August 2017, she announced that she would not be running… Read More
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“Why We Left Congress”: Excerpts of our conversation with Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

December 10, 2018
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) has represented Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District since January 2009. A former accountant who served six years as the treasurer of Kansas, Jenkins announced her decision to… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

December 7, 2018
John Dingell, “I Served in Congress Longer Than Anyone. Here’s How to Fix It,” The Atlantic: “In my six decades in public service, I’ve seen many changes in our… Read More
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Why we left Congress: How the legislative branch is broken and what we can do about it

December 6, 2018
Systemic institutional dysfunction was a leading cause for more than 50 Republican and Democratic members of Congress who voluntarily did not seek re-election this year, according to a new joint… Read More
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LegBranch conversations: An interview with Jaime Harrison

December 5, 2018
In this edition of LegBranch conversations, Marian Currinder interviews Jaime Harrison about his new book, Climbing the Hill, co-authored with Amos Snead. Harrison and Snead, longtime staff members… Read More
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Why are members leaving Congress?

December 3, 2018
The 116th Congress will have the largest, most diverse incoming freshman class in a generation. But this milestone wasn’t achieved just because a bunch of incumbents lost. Well before November 6, more… Read More