Convincing evidence that congressional staff do, in fact, matter

January 23, 2018
Staff matter, yet their pay keeps going down. Source: Josh McCrain.  Observers and behind-the-scenes practitioners on Capitol Hill understand and appreciate the vital role filled by staffers in… Read More

Cashing In On Connections: For Congressional Staff-Turned-Lobbyists, Who You Know Matters

August 22, 2017
By Joshua McCrain The revolving door between Capitol Hill and lobbying firms is no secret in Washington. In a new working paper, I place a dollar figure on… Read More