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Rich Arenberg's Op-Ed Piece for the Washington Post

Adjunct lecturer in public policy Richard Arenberg recently wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post urging Harry Reid to "save the filibuster." Democrats have threatened to use a loophole in Senate rules -- the so-called "nuclear option" -- to dismantle the filibuster, which allows the minority party to stall legislation lacking a two-thirds majority.

(Distributed July 12, 2013)

Professor Wendy Schiller co-authors 17th Amendment article for Brookings Institution

Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Wendy Schiller has co-authored (with Charles Stewart III) a paper recently published by the Brookings Institution: The 100th Anniversary of the 17th Amendment (Direct Election of Senators): A Promise Unfulfilled?

The paper was published on the 100th annivesary of the adoption of the 17th Amendment as part of the Brookings Institute's Issues in Governance Studies series.

(Distributed June 3, 2013)
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