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I am the author of: Ronald Reagan and Education Policy (2011); Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education (2005), Whiskey: A Global History (2010), and Moonshine: A Global History (2017).

I have written for The Weekly Standard magazine, New York Times, Washington Monthly magazine, Washington Post, Public Administration Review, and various journals and newspapers.

I blog and edit at AlcoholReviews.com, LegBranch.com, Federal Education Policy History website, and Kosar's Fishing Notes.

I work at the R Street Institute, a think-tank in Washington, DC. I earned my Ph.D. in politics from New York University and have lived in Washington, DC since 2003.
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Pelosi and the Democrats again try to federalize elections

Here we go again. This week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic colleagues dropped the $3 trillion HEROES Act. Like the last COVID-19 bill she pushed, the legislation is long 1,815 pages and has liberal hobby horses aplenty.(Read more)
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Whiskey: A Global History

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