May 11, 2013

Robert G. Kaiser spoke about his book, Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't, at Politics & Prose on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Kaiser, veteran Washington Post reporter and editor since 1963, weighs in on the 2008 financial crisis with a detailed analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act. Granted full access by both Congressman Frank and Senator Dodd, Kaiser details the process of turning the bill into law, from committee meetings to lobbying, and the roles played by partisan politics and the media.

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ISBN: 9780307744517
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Published: Vintage - January 28th, 2014

May 4, 2013

Cass R. Sunstein spoke about his book, Simpler: The Future of Government, at Politics & Prose on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

One of the achievements of Obama’s first term was the simplification of government rules and regulations. Sunstein, a behavioral economist who served for three years as the head of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, was crucial to this process. A Harvard law professor and co-author of the best-selling Nudge, Sunstein here assesses the success of turning his ideas into practices and outlines steps to continue the trend.

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ISBN: 9781476726601
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Published: Simon & Schuster - December 2nd, 2014

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