Bruce M. Owen (SIEPR): Decorrupting Government: The United States Board of Overseers. Edward B. Foley (Ohio State): The Separation of Electoral Powers. Jody Freeman (Harvard) and Jim Rossi (Vanderbilt): Improving Coordination of Related Agency Responsibilities. Alexander M. Wolf (Fordham): Taking Back What's Theirs: The Recess Appointments Clause, Pro Forma Sessions, and a Political Tug-of-War. Josh Chafetz (Cornell): The Phenomenology of Gridlock. R. Shep Melnick on the gridlock illusion: If Washington seems to get much less done than it once did, it is partly because it is trying to do so much more. How big is government? A new “map” shows nobody knows. How big should government be? Justin Fox wonders. Russ Baker on why the “all government is bad” movement is bad. Samuel Goldman on why conservatives should make government simpler, not smaller. Do Americans trust government less because it’s become an insurance broker? Megan Donovan on rebuilding trust in the government.

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