Modernizing Congress: A conversation with Lorelei Kelly

August 29, 2019
The Scholars Strategy network interviewed Lorelei Kelly, author of the report, Modernizing Congress: Bringing Democracy into the 21st Century. Click here to listen to the podcast or download… Read More

Congress and ranked choice voting

August 20, 2019
https://www.legbranch.org/app/uploads/2019/06/Episode-3-ranked-choice-voting.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 primaries and… Read More

Congress and primaries

August 7, 2019
https://www.legbranch.org/app/uploads/2019/06/Episode-2-Primaries.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 primaries and… Read More

Reclaiming Congress’ war powers

August 5, 2019
July 29, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

August 3, 2019
James Wallner, “The Senate is gridlocked but not for the reason you might think,” LegBranch Blog, July 31, 2019: “Given this, gridlock, properly understood, only arises in those situations… Read More

Congress and political realignment

August 1, 2019
https://www.legbranch.org/app/uploads/2019/06/Episode-4-Realignment.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… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

July 26, 2019
Chris Marquette, “Office of Congressional Ethics has undertaken 9 investigations since April,” Roll Call, July 25, 2019: “The independent, non-partisan investigative entity has moved seven matters to a second-phase… Read More

ICYMI: Top Reads on Congress

July 19, 2019
Casey Burgat, “The case against congressional term limits,” R Street Policy Study, July 18, 2019: “Put simply, term limits have proven to be a brain drain on legislatures. Naomi… Read More

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