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The Case Against Congressional Term Limits
Casey Burgat

Put simply, term limits have proven to be a brain drain on legislatures. Policymaking is a hard job and an often thankless one at that. There are very few easy, clear-cut decisions in Congress, and…

“The limit does not exist”: The case against congressional term limits
Ann Phelan

On Tuesday June 18, 2019, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on a proposed constitutional amendment that would place term limits on members serving in Congress. This…

As politics are shaken up, a peace coalition emerges
Steven Greenhut

After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 turned into a mess that led to an immense loss of life and years of violent havoc in the Middle East, the war’s backers flippantly declared that…

, Menafn
USPTO Director and Leading IP Experts to Share Insights at IAM’s Patent Litigation 2019
Charles Duan

From Menafn:

The panels include big names in the world of IP, such as:

Charles Duan, Director, Technology and Innovation Policy, R Street Institute

, The Daily Caller
Lefty Journos Chafe At Alyssa Milano Attending Fundraiser For Woo Woo WH Hopeful Marianne Williamson
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Daily Caller:

Shoshana Weissmann, digital media coordinator for the non-partisan R Street Institute, replied,…

, National Journal
Democrats Weigh Restricting Private-Sector Use of Facial Recognition
Caleb Watney

From National Journal:

Caleb Watney, a fellow for emerging technologies at the center-right R Street Institute, largely agrees that the market can sort out the more intrusive private-sector uses…

Kayyem is wrong, border policy needs to address criminalization
Nila Bala & Jonathan Haggerty

In the first democratic debate, Julian Castro called for a repeal of Section 1325, the part of Title 8 of the United States code that makes it a misdemeanor to illegally enter into the United States….

, Inside Sources
San Francisco’s Decision on Vaping Is at the Very Least Absurd
Carrie Wade

From Inside Sources:

R Street Institute, a public policy research organization, for example, ran a report in 2017 estimating the expected savings to Medicaid if people switched to e-cigarettes….

, Chicago's Morning Answer
R Street Institute’s Shoshana Weissmann talks Social Media Regulation
Shoshana Weissmann

From Chicago’s Morning Answer:

Shoshana Weissmann discusses social media regulation on Chicago’s Morning Answer.

Potential Pitfalls of the CASE Act
Anthony Marcum

The road to bad policy is often paved with good intentions.

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, otherwise…