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Howell

William Howell

William Howell is the Sydney Stein Professor of American Politics at the University of Chicago and the author, most recently, of The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat.

Articles

The Founding Fathers didn't design Congress to solve national problems in the national interest. 

William Howell, Terry M. Moe

If we want to check presidential power—and check it we must—then it is essential that we resist claims to executive secrecy.

William Howell, Mariah Zeisberg

Forum Responses

This election was unlike any other in modern history. It upended our understanding of the roles of money and endorsements in politics. It revealed deep fractures within both of the major parties....
William Howell
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