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Pelosi’s revenge?

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January 16, 2019  ·  Marian Currinder
The Hill was abuzz on Wednesday with news that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had “exacted revenge” on one of her most vocal detractors, Rep. Katherine Rice (D-NY). A former… Read More

New R Sheet on leadership PACs

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January 15, 2019  ·  Marian Currinder
KEY POINTS Leadership PACs are political action committees created to promote the politicians who establish them. These committees used to be relegated to party leaders but today almost every member… Read More

In border dispute, focus should be on Congress

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January 11, 2019  ·  Jordan Ragusa
President Trump is increasingly going public in an effort to secure funding for his border wall.  On Tuesday, Trump gave his first ever prime-time Oval Office address, and yesterday, he… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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January 11, 2019  ·  Marian Currinder
Lindsey McPherson, “First big bipartisan vote establishes House select committee on modernizing Congress,” Roll Call: “Taking its first bipartisan vote of the 116th Congress, the House voted Friday to… Read More

Congress has forgotten how to fight

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January 9, 2019  ·  James Wallner
The problem with the Congress today is that its members are unwilling to take a punch for a cause in which they believe, much less throw one themselves. On one… Read More