Occupy Wall Street’s accomplishments, candidates and civics and more [AM Briefing]

If Republicans are more motivated by Occupy Wall Street to take action against the protesters than Democrats who are not supporting the movement, who wins? (Washington Examiner)

Politico Arena asks: Has Occupy Wall Street accomplished anything? Center for Economic and Policy Research’s Dean Baker answers. Cato’s Roger Pilon has advice for OWS.

Room for Debate asks: Should candidates have to pass a civics test? (New York Times)

The rundown on today’s think tank events. (Washington Post)

Jonah Goldberg runs with “lazy.” (National Review)

Arizona Supreme Court reverses Brewer-led impeachment, reinstates redistricting commission chair (ThinkProgress)

New America Foundation’s Lisa Margonelli on the little transportation changes that make a big difference. (New York Times)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He blogs and hosts a podcast at governmentality.net and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.


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