The Strange Appearance of No Confidence Votes in Congress

July 27, 2017
Donald Wolfensberger writes at The Hill: “If you can’t pull a rabbit out of your own hat, use someone else’s. On July 19, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and… Read More

Omnibuses and the Power of the Purse

June 12, 2017
Don Wolfensberger writes in the Hill: “House Republicans are reportedly considering bundling all 12 regular appropriations bills into an omnibus measure and passing it prior to the August… Read More

Is Congress Broken? Not Necessarily

May 25, 2017
By Richard M. Skinner William F. Connelly, Jr., John J. Pitney, Jr., and Gary J. Schmitt, Is Congress Broken? The Virtues and Defects of Partisanship and Gridlock (Brookings Institution… Read More