REUTERS/Larry Downing - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell listens as U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014

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The Limits of Legislative Transparency

December 1, 2014, Sarah A. Binder

On the topic of transparency in government, Sarah Binder pushes back against the recent paper by Bass, Brian and Eisen. Binder argues that her recent work with Frances Lee does not claim that transparency caused gridlock, but instead that secrecy in negotiation—among other tools—could increase the likelihood of success in negotiating.

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