Everything you want to know about the 2018 midterm House elections in 8 charts

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November 7, 2018
You’re well aware the 2018 midterm elections took place, but you probably weren’t nuts enough to stay up to see the almost final results. Luckily for you, we were and… Read More

The promise our next Speaker will make — and break

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November 6, 2018
We don’t know which party will win the majority in tomorrow’s midterms, and so we don’t know who will take the Speaker’s gavel from the retiring Paul Ryan. But, here’s… Read More

New R Sheet: Congressional Reorganization Acts

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November 5, 2018
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New R Street policy paper: How young lawyers can help restore congressional capacity

October 17, 2018
Nearly eighty percent of Americans disapprove of the way Congress does its job. Much of the blame can be attributed to its failure to substantively address many of the policy… Read More

The who, what, when, where, and why of congressional campaign spending

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September 25, 2018
In what will come as a shock to no congressional observer, congressional campaigns are getting more and more expensive. The 2000 election cycle, for example, saw House candidates spend a… Read More

The House asked members for their ideas to make Congress work better. This is what they suggested

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September 24, 2018
(Editor’s note: The post originally appeared on FixGov on September 21, 2018.) On September 13, the House Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House held… Read More

What’s in the FY2019 House Legislative Branch Appropriation?

September 12, 2018
On September 10th House and Senate Appropriations Committees announced details of the first of three FY2019 minibus appropriations packages after reaching a conference agreement on appropriations bills for Energy… Read More

How diverse are Democratic Senate offices? You might be surprised …

August 30, 2018
Seemingly every year, journalists tweet pictures of House and Senate interns, offering photographic evidence that those interning in the branch of government most connected to the people don’t really look… Read More

Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Appropriations

July 23, 2018
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Committee Sheet: Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

July 16, 2018
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