Congress and the electoral college

July 16, 2019
https://www.legbranch.org/app/uploads/2019/06/Episode-1-The-Electoral-College.mp3 Should the electoral college be abolished? Prof. Julia Azari (Marquette University), Lee Drutman (New America), and James Wallner (R Street Institute) debate and discuss the electoral college and… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

July 13, 2019
Kate Ackley, “House modernization leaders seek consensus despite hurdles,” Roll Call. July 10, 2019: “In the committee’s first months, Kilmer and Graves have taken a bipartisan tack that is… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

June 28, 2019
Liz Hempowicz and Berin Szoka, “Political interference at DOJ threatens the rule of law, and Congress needs to act,” The Hill, June 27, 2019: “The relationship between the White… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

June 21, 2019
Zach Graves, Kevin R. Kosar, “What to shrink government? Invest in making Congress smarter,” Real Clear Policy: “The Constitution established Congress as the first branch of government. Its decisions… Read More

Today: Oversight hearing on the Congressional Research Service

June 20, 2019
The House Committee on Administration is holding a hearing on the Congressional Research Service (CRS) at 10am today. The hearing may be viewed online. The CRS is critical… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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June 14, 2019
Kevin Kosar, “Congress’s tech policy knowledge gap,” Cato Unbound: “The current Congress might benefit from an OTA that spends more time on the latter than the former. One can… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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June 7, 2019
Mila Atmos, “Podcast with Brad Fitch, President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation,” FutureHindsight: “Brad Fitch is the President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation, a non-partisan… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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May 31, 2019
Kate Ackley, “Dingell, McCain honored for lifetime as defenders of Congress and democracy,” Roll Call: “The Congressional Management Foundation will honor the late Sen. … Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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May 24, 2019
Kia Rahnama, “What Congress cans do when Trump appointees defy it,” The Atlantic: “The legal framework governing situations such as this is seldom used and little known…Although the Constitution… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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May 17, 2019
James Wallner, “Congress Has a Duty to Intervene in Trump’s Trade War,” The Bulwark: “As the United States and China announce dueling tariffs and send the stock markets spiraling, millions… Read More