ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 1, 2019
Paul Kane, “How the new class of Democratic lawmakers handled their first week back home,” Washington Post: “After seven weeks in Washington, Congress finally got a break. And no… Read More

Is PACER off the pace?

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February 27, 2019
Websites often use paywalls, barring nonpaying readers from viewing their most exclusive content, to generate revenue and gain new subscribers. While many readers expect paywalls when scrolling through the online… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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February 22, 2019
Sarah Binder, “Three takeaways from Congress’s ability to avoid a shutdown — this time around, at least,” Washington Post: “Thwarted by Congress’s unwillingness to meet his funding demands, the… Read More

President’s Day Read: The Star Wars theory of history

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February 18, 2019
In the wake of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in 2017, bestselling popular historian and former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek Jon Meacham undertook a series of essays which he soon turned… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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February 15, 2019
Lee Drutman, “Can Congress fix itself?” Vox: “The committee begins its work with some big limits. It is initially authorized for only one year and can only issue recommendations… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

February 8, 2019
Kristina Peterson and Andrew Duehren, “Lawmakers Vow to Modernize Congress, One Modem at a Time,” Wall Street Journal: “Congress is a fixer-upper right now,” said Rep. Derek Kilmer (D.,… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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February 1, 2019
G. William Hoagland, “The shutdown horror show was bad, but beware the reruns,” Roll Call: “The latest shutdown has been a lesson in how each side needs something to… Read More

Packing Supreme Court with more seats does nothing for democracy

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January 31, 2019
With control of the House for the first time since 2011, Democrats have proposed a number of legislative initiatives, including ways to reform the federal judiciary. Indeed, following the confirmation… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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January 25, 2019
Carl Hulse and Emily Cochrane, “McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped,” New York Times: “The two congressional leaders are ideological opposites who are… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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January 18, 2019
Paul Blumenthal, “Congress Might Actually Do Something To Stop Itself From Sucking So Much,” Huffington Post: “It’s hard to find agreement in the politically polarized environment of Washington, but… Read More