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

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

RSI’s Governance Program Supports the Capitol Hill Community

January 12, 2021
The violence at the Capitol last Wednesday was appalling to all of us who value civil discourse and respect institutions and procedural norms. We share in the anger and frustration… Read More

The Day that Jolted Congress Back to Life

January 11, 2021
(This piece originally appeared in Inside Sources.) The mob that breached the United States Capitol yesterday did unforgivable violence to one of our nation’s most hallowed spaces. But its… Read More

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

Interview: Michael Stern, Point of Order, former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives

November 25, 2020
In the last podcast episode of Season 1 of Why Public Service?, Kevin Kosar chats with Michael Stern, former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives and creator of… Read More

Forget ghostly apparitions…the Senate has disappeared!

November 2, 2020
In the wake of America’s scariest holiday and on the eve of what promises to be a contentious election, many people think Americans have a lot to be scared about. Read More

New report: Does the executive branch control the power of the purse?

October 30, 2020
Molly Reynolds and Philip Wallach have a new report out over at the American Enterprise Institute about the tug-of-war over the power of the purse between Congress… Read More

The Constitution ensures no one rules America

October 30, 2020
The nation’s political class is at a fever pitch with less than one week to go until Election Day. Its denizens are convinced that American self-government’s fate hinges on whether… Read More

Survey: Tell Us About LegBranch

October 23, 2020
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