Nolan McCarty

Contributor, Monkey Cage

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The political science of the veto, explained.

  • Feb 24, 2015

The spending legislation contains most of the items on the typical American’s “Why I Hate Congress” list, but when measured at the standards of recent history, it wasn’t all that bad.

  • Dec 12, 2014

The spending legislation contains most of the items on the typical American’s “Why I Hate Congress” list, but when measured at the standards of recent history, it wasn’t all that bad.

  • Dec 12, 2014

There is one area where there was some bipartisan agreement about Eric Holder’s tenure: disapproval of his failure to aggressively pursue criminal charges against large financial institutions.

  • Nov 13, 2014

Before the release of the Goldman tapes, Americans could only conjecture how the Fed and other regulators had allowed the conditions that led to the financial crisis. But now we know.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Here are 6 key points about polarization in American politics.

  • Jan 8, 2014

The problem with narrow attributions of blame is that the overall financial system and its regulatory architecture get absolved.

  • Oct 24, 2013

Gerrymandering hasn’t increased partisanship.

  • Oct 26, 2012
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