ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 29, 2019
Katherine Tully-McManus, “Should Congress spend more on itself to avoid deterioration?” Roll Call: “Civil society groups and former lawmakers are calling on appropriators to boost funding for Congress itself to… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 22, 2019
Jordain Carney, “Senate GOP poised to go ‘nuclear’ on Trump picks,” The Hill: “Senate Republicans are set to hit the gas on confirming hundreds of President Trump’s nominees by muscling… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 15, 2019
Kate Ackley, “‘Dead billionaires’ and a tech Peace Corps? Lawmakers float ideas to fix Congress,” Roll Call: “Hoyer and other lawmakers also called on the committee to recommend better… Read More

Video: Can the other branches help restore Congress?

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March 14, 2019
On February 6, 2019, the Federalist Society’s Article I Initiative and the Georgetown Student Chapter co-sponsored the first Legislative Branch Review Conference. The first panel asked “Can the Other… Read More

ICYMI: Congress, the President and Trade: Who Should Decide?

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March 12, 2019
The Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs has made trade policy one of today’s most contentious issues, prompting Congress to consider various reforms to make itself more central to trade policymaking. Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 8, 2019
Thomas B. Edsall, “How Much Does Nancy Pelosi Have to Worry About a Left-Center Split?” New York Times: “Two key wings of the congressional Democratic Party have divergent… Read More

At congressional hearings, let the experts do the talking

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March 1, 2019
Wednesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing featuring President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen was what many expected it to be: largely scripted, with dramatic and partisan-tailored questions designed either to… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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March 1, 2019
Paul Kane, “How the new class of Democratic lawmakers handled their first week back home,” Washington Post: “After seven weeks in Washington, Congress finally got a break. And no… Read More

Is PACER off the pace?

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February 27, 2019
Websites often use paywalls, barring nonpaying readers from viewing their most exclusive content, to generate revenue and gain new subscribers. While many readers expect paywalls when scrolling through the online… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

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February 22, 2019
Sarah Binder, “Three takeaways from Congress’s ability to avoid a shutdown — this time around, at least,” Washington Post: “Thwarted by Congress’s unwillingness to meet his funding demands, the… Read More