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- Norman Ornstein Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and coauthor of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Thomas Mann Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
- Melanie Sloan Executive director, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
- Cathy McMorris Rogers U.S. House of Representatives representing Washington's 5th Congressional District.
- Rep. James P. Moran U.S. House of Representatives, Virgina
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