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WATCH: Government Accountability Office’s Next 100 Years — Oversight, Insight, and Foresight

May 5, 2021  ·  William Gray
This event was hosted Monday by the Lincoln Network. Description: 2021 year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). After World War I,… Read More

How the House Rules Committee started multitasking (and made House lawmaking even more centralized)

April 30, 2021  ·  Scott Meinke
During most of the modern polarized era, the outlines of the House lawmaking process have remained the same. For major legislation, the Rules Committee issues a special rule that… Read More

Protecting our Democracy: Reasserting Congress’ Power of the Purse

April 29, 2021  ·  William Gray
Today, the House Budget Committee will hold a hearing examining the importance of reasserting Congress’ power of the purse. Witnesses will discuss the proper balance of the separation of powers,… Read More

The Filibuster is Not a Veto

April 26, 2021  ·  James Wallner
This post originally appeared on Legislative Procedure. The filibuster is one of the Senate’s most recognizable features. The Washington Post recently called it “the most important rule in politics.” The… Read More

Roll Call: Senate GOP conference upholds earmarks ‘ban’

April 23, 2021  ·  William Gray
Jennifer Shutt reports in Roll Call about the latest with earmarks: Senate Republicans on Wednesday afternoon stuck with their conference’s internal earmark ban, but that won’t prevent those… Read More