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Democrats Can Beat a GOP Filibuster Without Wrecking Senate Rules

January 14, 2022  ·  James Wallner
This piece first appeared in Reason. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris want Congress to pass two voting rights bills presently stuck in the Senate. Biden and Harris… Read More

Congressional Management Foundation: What Does Working in Congress Mean to You?

January 6, 2022  ·  William Gray
In 2011, the Congressional Management Foundation surveyed more than 1,400 congressional staff and asked an open-ended question: What does working in Congress mean to you? They received more… Read More

What do we currently know about the Build Back Better Act?

November 18, 2021  ·  Jonathan Bydlak
UPDATED: 11/18/2021 4:05 PM With news sources reporting that a vote on the Build Back Better (BBB) Act, the Biden administration’s signature piece of legislation, could come as early… Read More

EVENT: Obstacles to the Democratic Agenda on Capitol Hill

November 10, 2021  ·  William Gray
Register here. When: November 18 2021 12:00-1:00PM Where: Virtual Moderator: Jonathan Bydlak, Policy Director, Governance, R Street Institute Panelists: James Wallner, Senior Fellow, R Street InstituteMolly Reynolds, Senior Fellow,… Read More

House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress achieves progress on recommendations

November 2, 2021  ·  Nan Swift
Impermanent committees too often get a bad rap in Washington. People are quick to point to the 2011 Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction—sometimes called the “Supercommittee”—or the more… Read More