The Struggle to Limit Government in the Modern Era

Representative James Sensenbrenner and John Samples talked about the history of attempts to limit the size of the federal government since… read more

Representative James Sensenbrenner and John Samples talked about the history of attempts to limit the size of the federal government since the Reagan administration and what lessons might be learned as the Tea Party movement deals with the issue. After Representative Sensenbrenner made his remarks, Mr. Samples spoke and responded to questions from members of the audience.

John Samples is the author of The Struggle to Limit Government: A Modern Political History (Cato Institute; April 16, 2010).

This Capitol Hill briefing was held by the Cato Institute at noon on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in 2226 Rayburn House Office Building. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2010

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  • May 16, 2010 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2010 | 9:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jun 12, 2010 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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