ICYMI: Should the House of Representatives Follow Its Own Rules?

September 8, 2017
The Congressional Institute’s Mark Strand and Tim Lang write: “Although the House of Representatives adopts rules on the first day of each new Congress, the Chamber frequently votes to… Read More

Video of Meeting On Legislative Branch Reorganization

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November 22, 2016
Enjoy the melodious orations of Kevin Kosar (R Street Institute), Walter Oleszek (Congressional Research Service), and Mark Strand (Congressional Institute) during your lengthy holiday travels, or as you recover from… Read More

Are House Waivers a Problem?

November 8, 2016
Mark Strand and Tim Lang write in a new Congressional Institute short report: Although the House of Representatives adopts rules on the first day of each new Congress, the… Read More

Congressional Earmarks: Are We Better Off Without Them?

October 3, 2016
Source: Data for Social Science Good,  0 0 1 1399 7975 R Street Institute 66 18 9356 14.0… Read More

New Survey: Americans Divided Over Why They Dislike Congress

June 21, 2016
Source: Congressional Institute. The public’s approval of Congress has fallen in the past decade, but the reasons for this decline are nuanced and varied. The Congressional Institute, a… Read More