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Conventions, Norms, Behaviors in Congress

Posted by Jayden Young   on May 25, 2017
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*This piece is part of the ACSblog Symposium: 2017 ACS National Convention. The symposium will consider topics featured at the three day convention,  The Constitution provides little guidance for congressional behavior: members of the House of Representatives and the Senate make their own rules, establish their own norms, choose their ownRead More

The Rising Effectiveness of Progressive Federalism

Posted by Jayden Young   on May 25, 2017
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*This piece is part of the ACSblog Symposium: 2017 ACS National Convention. The symposium will consider topics featured at the three day convention, scheduled for June 8-10, 2017.  When Ronald Reagan used his 1983 State of the Union Address to foreshadow a sweeping proposal to devolve vast powers from the federalRead More

We Can’t Count on Robert Mueller to Tell Us What We Need to Know

Posted by Jayden Young   on May 25, 2017
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Robert Mueller’s appointment as a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election does not in any way preclude muscular congressional oversight into the matter. Nor does it give congressional witnesses carte blanche to duck questions they do not feel like answering in public.Read More