Congress

How Fear of the Future Causes Political Gridlock

Gridlock can occur even when the same political party controls both houses of the U.S. Congress, as we have seen...

State of the Union, Part 1: Obama’s Push to Break Internet Monopolies

Obama’s State of the Union proposal to promote internet service competition may delight consumers, but will face vigorous opposition from current providers and state governments.

Congress Derailed: Fear and the American Dream, Redux

Field research demonstrates that immigration reform might rely less on racial conservatism and more on nature, neighborhoods, and the melting pot.

The Mindfield: Navigating Veterans Mental Health Policy

OIF and OEF heroes team with mental health professionals in the closest armed services-to-research relationship to date on the issues of PTSD and Veteran’s affairs

Policy Radio | Moderates in a Polarized Congress: A Conversation with Reps. Davis and Kelly

This week, centrist former Members of Congress Sue Kelly (R-NY-19) and Lincoln Davis (D-TN-4) discuss the rise of political polarization, the decline of the political center, and critical role of moderates in Congress.

Will Increasing Illegal Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime In Your Neighborhood?

New research determines the link between illegal immigration and crime while examining the results of immigration enforcement policy on crime rates in Prince William County, Virginia.

Bridging Policy, Bridging Regions: America’s involvement in promoting democracy in the Middle East

Former Congressman Vin Weber discusses how policy practitioners link domestic debates with external issues.

A Path out of Gridlock? Perspectives from Senator Evan Bayh

Former Senator Evan Bayh shares his thoughts on ending gridlock, cutting the deficit, and stimulating economic growth.

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty: A Study Analysis

A subject of debate: is economic policy uncertainty holding back a stronger post-Great Recession recovery?

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