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POLITICAL MARKETS ARE RIGGED TO PROTECT INCUMBENTS, WRITES FORMER TOP FEDERAL OFFICIAL

Monday, July 12, 1999
WASHINGTON

Former budget director for President Reagan and economist, James C. Miller III, is available for comment on his new book, Monopoly Politics. Miller argues that the political marketplace is so rigged to protect incumbents that it amounts to a monopoly. But conventional campaign finance reform proposals to "fix" the problem will only give incumbents an even greater advantage over challengers.

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Morris P. Fiorina appointed Hoover Institution Senior Fellow

Thursday, June 4, 1998
STANFORD
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Congressional Elections in the Post WWII Era Continuity and Change

Friday, January 24, 1997 to Saturday, January 25, 1997
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Analysis and Commentary

Despite claims, data continue to show small impact of stimulus

by John B. Taylor with John F. Coganvia Economics One (blog)

Debate about the impact of the $787 billion stimulus continued this week...

Freshman Folly

Freshman Folly

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Barack Obama still defines himself by what he is not. During the campaign he may have been able to get away with it. No longer. By Shelby Steele.

Marketing to Whole Foods Republicans

Marketing to Whole Foods Republicans

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Food for thought: what if the GOP stopped putting educated, socially progressive voters on the shelf? By Michael J. Petrilli.

Course Correction

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Govern moderately, or the governed will turn against you. Clinton learned it. Will Obama? By Peter Berkowitz.

What a State We’re In

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ballot initiatives: the hopes so high, the victories so hollow. By Richard A. Epstein.

Where radical changes are unpopular, there is no such thing as a safe seat. By David W. Brady, Daniel P. Kessler, and Douglas Rivers.

This Wasn’t in the Plan . . .

by David Brady, Daniel P. Kessler, Douglas Riversvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Where radical changes are unpopular, there is no such thing as a safe seat. By David W. Brady, Daniel P. Kessler, and Douglas Rivers.

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