Join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy to hear from Senator Cornyn's Chief Counsel and a panel of experts on the issues being debated in the Senate and the prospects that Congress will send patent legislation reform to the president’s desk during 2014.
Conservatives like to talk about federalism as if the Constitution was written to limit the government and give leeway to the states. But the Framers were interested in preventing the states from putting burdens on interstate commerce and discriminating in favor of local interests, particularly local cartels and monopolies.
The CBO projects that by 2024 the number of non-elderly uninsured will be — drum roll, please — 31 million Americans, which is why the real CBO story should be: “That awkward moment when everyone realizes Obamacare was a huge mistake.”
House Republicans who want to advance what they call “comprehensive immigration reform” say they’ve found a workable compromise, one that allays the concerns of opponents, improves current policy and allows the party to make gains among Hispanics
To mark the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s declaration of America’s War on Poverty, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will deliver remarks on reforming antipoverty programs and improving income mobility in the US.
Harry Reid’s decision to pull the trigger on the “nuclear option” in the fall may end up producing some unexpected fallout for Democrats next fall: the loss of their Senate majority.
Since taking office, Barack Obama has run the table on congressional Republicans, racking up one government-expanding victory after another — from the stimulus to Dodd-Frank, Obamacare and the $620 billion in fiscal-cliff tax increases.
Democrats are praying that this weekend’s relaunch of the Obamacare website will save them from an electoral bloodbath in 2014. Their hopes are misplaced.
The fiscal fiasco that resulted in a 16-day partial government shutdown ended in surrender. Not victory. Not compromise. Attempts to even alter Obamacare failed. House Speaker John Boehner declared to his colleagues, “We fought the fight. We didn’t win. We live to fight another day.”
Join a diverse group of panelists — including sociologists, education experts, and students — for a discussion of how public policy and culture can help families lay a firmer foundation for their children’s educational success, and of how the effects of paternal involvement vary by socioeconomic background.
This event will coincide with the release of a new report by AEI’s Mary Habeck, which analyzes why current national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates and what the US can do to develop a successful strategy to defeat this enemy.
During this event, experts with many different views on the ACA will offer their predictions for the future.