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Recent papers I've written

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The Rise and Decline of Select Committees in Congress (with Nicholas K. Dumas)

A Population Model of Voter Registration and Deadwood (with Stephen Pettigrew)

The Value of Committee Assignments in Congress since 1994

Election Technology and the Voting Experience in 2008

Observations on the Close Minnesota Senate Election updated 11/10/08

Evaluating the Performance of Election Administration Across the States: Lessons from the 2007 Gubernatorial Elections and the 2008 Super Tuesday Primar (with Adam Berinsky, Gabriel Lenz, R. Michael Alvarez, Stephen Ansolabehere, and Thad Hall)

Measuring the Improvement (or Lack of Improvement) in Voting since 2000 in the U.S.

The Gag Rule, Congressional Politics, and the Growth of Anti-Slavery Popular Politics (with Jeff Jenkins)

The Development of the Senate Committee System, 1789--1879 (with David Canon)  

Committee Assignments as Sidepayments: the Interplay of Leadership and Committee Development in the Era of Good Feeling (with Jeffery A. Jenkins) 

Ain't Misbehavin: Or, Reflections on Two Centuries of Congressional Corruption (very large pdf file)

A Theory of Supreme Court Nominations (with Peter Lemieux) slightly smaller zip file

Senate Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominations from Washington to Reagan (with Peter Lemieux) slightly smaller zip file

Congressional Politics' Greatest Hits: The 1990s