CEI Weekly: Post-Election Roundup

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CEI Weekly
November 5, 2010

>>Featured Story

Many banks that once offered free checking now impose fees on account holders. American voters rejected big-government politics at the polls this week. Is this the beginning of a new era for free-market politics, or will Washington soon return to business-as-usual? The day after the election, CEI President Fred Smith and Fellow in Regulatory Studies Ryan Young broke down what happened on Tuesday and speculated about what will come next for America. Read their Daily Caller op-ed here.

>>Shaping the Debate
Is Your Bottle Safe?
Angela Logomasini’s interview on Stossel

It’s Time to Regulate the State
Wayne Crews’ op-ed in Forbes

Menthol Wars

Sam Kazman’s article in Cigar Magazine

The 2010 Union Pension Bailout Bills
Vincent Vernuccio’s study in Labor Watch

VA Lawmakers Aren’t Entitled to Liquor Revenue
Michelle Minton’s Letter to the Editor in The Washington Post

>>Best of the Blogs

Election 2010: Union Losses, Worker Gains
By Ivan Osorio

Election Exegesis: Cap-and-Trade Hurts
By William Yeatman

Beach House Bummer: State-Run Insurance Fuels Risky Coastal Development
By Michelle Minton

Obamacare to Wipe Out 800,00 Jobs Through Work Disincentives
By Hans Bader

>>CEI Podcast: November 4, 2010: Election Dissection

Myron Ebell, the Director of CEI’s Center for Energy and Environment, talks about the 2010 midterm election, what will happen in the lame-duck session, and the implications of two years of divided government.

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