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Marian Currinder

Senior Fellow, Governance Project, R Street Institute

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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 14, 2018
By Marian Currinder Lee Drutman and Kevin Kosar, “The Other Biggest Problem in Washington,” New York Times: “A supine Congress unable to hold a… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 7, 2018
By Marian Currinder Sarah Binder, “Confirmation hearing fireworks are likely to be the new normal,” Brookings FixGov: “If confirmation is likely, why so many fireworks? A pivotal vacancy,… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

August 31, 2018
By Marian Currinder Senator John McCain Catie Edmondson, “Replace Richard Russell’s Name With McCain’s? Senate Debates a Segregationist’s Legacy,” NYT: “The push for a name change in Mr. Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

August 24, 2018
Senate Niels Lesniewski, “Senate Could Be Tied up For Weeks Voting on Trump Nominees,” Roll Call: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved to thwart filibusters of more than… Read More
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Corruption: The perennial campaign issue

August 20, 2018
With congressional elections coming up in November, Democrats have focused on blasting what they call a Republican “culture of corruption.” (CNN, January 18, 2006) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

August 17, 2018
By Marian Currinder House Leadership Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin, “Pelosi Talks of ‘Bridge’ to New Leader as Democrats Test Her Strength,” NYT: “While she remains intent on… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

August 10, 2018
Mark Leibovich, “This Is the Way Paul Ryan’s Speakership Ends,” NYT Magazine: “Ryan should, by rights, be riding out of town at the pinnacle of his starlit Washington career. Read More
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ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

August 3, 2018
By Marian Currinder Congressional Dysfunction John Lawrence, “Would a Democratic majority actually fix Congress?” Washington Post: “But the history of those reforms should serve as a warning to… Read More
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August recess? It’s the law

July 31, 2018
It’s (almost) August in Washington which means that Congress (and a good part of the city) will go into recess. This year, however, there’s a twist: The Senate is… Read More
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ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

July 27, 2018
By Marian Currinder   Congressional Dysfunction Carl Hulse, “Frustrated by Gridlock, House Members Propose Rules Overhaul,” New York Times: “Trying to ease gridlock in Congress, a bipartisan group… Read More