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No, Ben Sasse, repealing the 17th Amendment would not improve the U.S. Senate

September 18, 2020
From Mischiefs of Faction: The prevailing wisdom among opponents of the 17th Amendment, who range from Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) to Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to Senator Ben… Read More
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Video: Understanding and Misunderstanding the Filibuster with James Wallner

September 16, 2020
The filibuster is one of the great bugbears of American politics. Democrats and Republicans routinely blame the infamous practice when the Senate fails to act on their policy priorities, but… Read More
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Event: Hack the Capitol 3.0

September 15, 2020
RSVP here. The ICS Village, in partnership with R Street Institute and Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP), present Hack the Capitol 3.0! Hack the Capitol… Read More
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Event: How to make Congress more Effective—A Conversation with the Leaders of the House Select Committee on Modernization

September 15, 2020
RSVP here. The Association of Former Members of Congress hosts a discussion with the leaders of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress today at… Read More
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New report – The Future of Citizen Engagement: Coronavirus, Congress, and Constituent Communications

September 11, 2020
In case you missed it, during August the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) released a major report about how members of Congress used new tools to connect with constituents during… Read More
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Podcast: Why Public Service? with Yuval Levin, AEI

September 9, 2020
Earlier this month, the R Street Institute launched the Why Public Service? podcast. Each 15-minute episode features an interview with an individual who made the choice to participate in… Read More
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Jonathan Bydlak Promoted to Interim Director of R Street’s Governance Program

September 4, 2020
The R Street Institute recently promoted Jonathan Bydlak to Interim Director of the organization’s Governance program, with oversight of its future strategy and new hires. “Jonathan’s unique expertise on… Read More
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Event: Understanding and Misunderstanding the Filibuster – James Wallner in Conversation

September 2, 2020
Click here to RSVP for the event. The filibuster is one of the great bugbears of American politics. Democrats and Republicans routinely blame the infamous practice when the… Read More