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Hoover Digest by topic: U.S. Legislature

January 8, 2014

A Nation of Laws?

Certain public officials have begun defying laws that they—not the courts—consider unconstitutional.

July 1, 2013

Drones Sighted

August 13, 2012

The Court that Couldn't Say "Stop!"

At a crucial moment, the Roberts court blinked, setting back both the Constitution and any dreams of limited federal power. By John Yoo.

August 13, 2012

A New Grand Strategy

The greater Mideast is being transformed. Now the United States must transform its Mideast policy just as dramatically. By Charles Hill.

August 13, 2012

Bright Spots in Indian Country

Loosening the bonds of bureaucracy has helped tribes begin to escape dependency and pursue prosperity. By Terry L. Anderson.

April 6, 2012

Tragedy of the Commons, in Two Acts

Man with goats
Image credit: Taylor Jones

A classic parable of shared resources explains the woes besetting both the euro and U.S. debt. By Gary D. Libecap.

April 6, 2012

The Next Ten Years

Army Sergeant 1st Class Dominic MacDonald
Image credit: © Philadelphia Inquirer/Peter Tobia

Regardless of its standing in earlier years, Guantánamo now represents a model of due process in the war on terror. By Benjamin Wittes.

January 23, 2012

Profiles in Political Courage

Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.

January 23, 2012

This Time is Different

Paul Ryan
Image credit: © Newscom/Jeff Malet

Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.