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William Gray

Communications Director, R Street Institute

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Event: Investigating January 6: A Conversation with the 9/11 Commission Chairs

March 10, 2021
The January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol left Congress, and the nation, staggered. It attempted to prevent the democratic process of counting the election results and the transfer of… Read More
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Event: Congressional Norms in an Era of Conflict

March 9, 2021
The U.S. Congress depends on informal rules — norms — to function.  Many traditional norms such as courtesy and reciprocity are under siege in this age of partisan conflict.  What… Read More
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New Poll Finds Majority of Republican Voters Lost Faith in Elections

March 1, 2021
A majority of Republican voters—67 percent—across the country believe the 2020 presidential election was invalid, according to a new poll by the R Street Institute and the Tyson Group. Seventy-five… Read More
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Video: The Potential Return of Earmarks

February 18, 2021
Wednesday morning, Taxpayers for Common Sense President Stephen Ellis and Congressional Institute President Mark Strand talked about the potential return of earmarks on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. They… Read More
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How Congress tricks Americans (with David Schoenbrod)

February 12, 2021
American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Kevin Kosar spoke with David Schoenbrod about his new book DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington. David is a Trustee Professor at… Read More
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Congress Should Be Mightier Than A Pen

February 9, 2021
In less than three weeks, President Biden has signed 28 executive orders. This pace puts him well ahead of his predecessors and could soon beat the previous record for “most executive… Read More
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Event Series from Bipartisan Policy Center — Modernizing Congress: Progress and Prospects

January 19, 2021
The Bipartisan Policy Center is holding an event series on modernizing Congress beginning January 28th. Learn more here and details below from BPC: Congress is an underperforming institution—hindered by… Read More
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Event: U.S. Capitol Police – Past, Present and Future

January 14, 2021
This Friday, the Article One Coalition is hosting an event on the U.S. Capitol Police. You can RSVP here. When: Jan. 15, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm ETWhere: Zoom webinarWho: Moderator: Chris Marquette, Congressional… Read More
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A Primer on the Capitol Police: What We Know From Two Years of Research (from Demand Progress)

January 7, 2021
Daniel Schuman, policy director for Demand Progress, has a must-read in his First Branch Forecast on the Capitol Police in light of yesterday. Excerpts: Today armed Trump supporters… Read More
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Congress needs to revive itself

January 6, 2021
American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Kevin Kosar penned an op-ed in The Hill about why Congress must “revive” itself. He writes: Something surprising happened on the floor of the House… Read More