ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

June 15, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder Senate Rorie Spill Solberg and Eric N. Waltenburg, “Are Trump’s judicial nominees really being confirmed at a record pace? The answer is complicated,”… Read More

Does Trump even know a formal pardon process exists?

June 11, 2018
President Trump recently tweeted that he had the “absolute right” to pardon himself. Is he right? We’ll see. Regardless, the president indisputably has the power to grant… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

June 8, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder Senate Thomas Kaplan and Nicholas Fandos, “Senate’s August Recess Cut, Keeping Democrats Off Campaign Trail,” NYT: “Senator Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that he… Read More

Congress should take a lesson in civility from the Supreme Court

June 7, 2018
“Stupid,” “weak-kneed,” “xenophobic,” “supine” and “racist.” These are just some of the words members of Congress have used to describe one another in recent weeks. And although nearly … Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

June 1, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder Senate David Hawkings, “GOP Slips Past Another Senate Custom, and Democrats Turn Blue,” Roll Call: “And now, the “blue slip” — symbol of… Read More

Military service and Congress

May 30, 2018
Image source: WaPo By Marian Currinder Memorial Day is a time to remember those who died while serving in the U.S. military. Since 9/11, every part of the country has… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

May 25, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder House Haley Byrd, “A Coup in the Offing?” Weekly Standard: “Top Republicans in Congress and the White House have in recent days entertained… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

May 18, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder House Mike DeBonis, “Spooked by petition, GOP leaders scramble to kill House immigration rebellion,” Washington Post: “House Republican leaders made a full-court press… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

May 11, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder Katherine Tully-McManus, “House Appropriators Vote to End Perk for Former Speakers,” Roll Call: “The House Appropriations Committee advanced its $3.8 billion fiscal 2019… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

May 4, 2018
Image source here By Marian Currinder Leadership Lindsey McPherson, “Conservative Groups Rally Behind Potential Jim Jordan Speaker Bid,” Roll Call: “House Freedom Caucus founder Jim Jordan may not be… Read More