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A Semi-Radical Plan To Elect More Moderates To Congress

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Vox
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

With ideological extremism on the rise in Congress, President Barack Obama argued during his State of the Union that America must reform its elections.

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Congressmen Reveal Their Guest For State Of The Union

mentioning Kiron K. Skinnervia Politics PA
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Tomorrow night, President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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The Libertarian: “Republicans, Democrats, And 2016”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Analyzing the major trends shaping next year’s elections.

In the News

Ohio Voters To Decide On Recreational Marijuana Legalization

quoting Bill Whalenvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen mentions marijuana legalization and the youth vote in Nevada.

Debt Ceiling Ahead

John Cochrane On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John H. Cochrane via The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses the slow economy and the budget deal that will raise the debt ceiling.

Congressman Paul Ryan

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show (1:55)

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses whether Paul Ryan is the right choice for Speaker of the House.


Richard Epstein On Back To The Future On Ricochet

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses: whether the House can really pick a non-member as Speaker; whether a new case out of Wisconsin can upend gun laws; whether China has fallen afoul of international law with its claims concerning offshore islands; and whether we reached a peak in fantasy football?


Republicans As Disruptors: Unfortunately They're Not Uber

by David Davenportvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

To disrupt an existing way of doing business, you need to offer a better way--and this is has always been a challenge for conservatives.

In the News

Silicon Valley, California Disappointed As Kevin Mccarthy Abandons Speaker Bid

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, October 9, 2015

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's withdrawal Thursday from the race to be the next Speaker disappointed some in Silicon Valley who hoped he would be a more tech-savvy leader, and some who wanted the gavel to return to California.

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California Lawmakers, Activists Anxiously Await Gov. Jerry Brown Action On Legislation

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, October 5, 2015

With less than a week to go before Sunday's deadline for Gov. Jerry Brown to act on a bevy of bills, lawmakers and activists are anxiously awaiting word about the fate of some of the year's highest profile legislation.