Marian Currinder

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

Congressional capacity, retirements, parties Matt Glassman, “Why Congress Doesn’t Always Do the Right Thing,” New York Times: “Will arguments to “do the right thing” persuade lawmakers? Don’t hold your breath. …

Rethinking member ambition and the reelection goal

That members of Congress are ambitious is a political science axiom. Getting elected (and reelected) to Congress requires ambition, as does the earnest pursuit of policy and power …


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