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Sarah A. Binder is a Professor of Political Science at George Washington University. Her work focuses on the politics of legislative institutions, including their origins, development and impact on legislative policy outcomes. Professor Binder's most recent book is The Myth of Independence: How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve co-authored with Mark Spindel (Princeton, 2017), which examines the ways in which politics and economics intersect to shape the governance and decision making by the Federal Reserve. Her previous books include Advice & Dissent: The Struggle to Shape the Federal Judiciary, co-authored with Forrest Maltzman (Brookings 2009), Stalemate: Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock (Brookings, 2003), Minority Rights, Majority Rule: Partisanship and the Development of Congress; (Cambridge, 1997) and Politics or Principle? Filibustering in the United States Senate, co-authored with Steven S. Smith (Brookings, 1997). Her work has also appeared in the American Political Science Review; Journal of Politics; Legislative Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere.
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