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Why Congress Is Even Worse Than You Think

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10/03/2019Ryan McMakenTho Bishop

Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop join for a discussion on the differences between Congress and state legislatures. Drawing from personal experiences, the two look at the differences in incentives, leadership power, and legislative process, to look at what makes Washington DC so particularly dangerous to liberty.

Note: The views expressed on are not necessarily those of the Mises Institute.

Contact Ryan McMaken

Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and The Austrian, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado and was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

Contact Tho Bishop

Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.

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