Sarah Binder

Contributor, Monkey Cage


Some takeaways from last night’s House floor drama

  • Dec 12, 2014

GOP interests and institutional realities are making it hard to put the parliamentary genie back in the bottle.

  • Dec 4, 2014

What would a “normal” Senate look like and can McConnell make it happen?

  • Nov 13, 2014

MONKEY CAGE | There’s little reason to think Congress would be more productive, but with 2016 as the next prize, the GOP might be willing to deal.

  • Nov 4, 2014

Both bureaucrats and lawmakers suffer from the breakdown in the congressional budget process.

  • Sep 20, 2014

The November elections aren’t likely to cure it.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Some Republicans want to curtail the Fed’s discretion in setting monetary policy. Not even “Audit the Fed” goes that far.

  • Jul 8, 2014

All politics is still local, albeit with a national partisan flair.

  • Jun 11, 2014

Revisiting “cramdown” politics in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • May 19, 2014

It’s so much harder than counting sheep.

  • May 15, 2014
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Sarah Binder is a professor of political science at George Washington University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She has authored or co-authored four books on legislative politics, and she has a mild obsession with congressional rules, the history of Congress, and the Fed.
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