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No, the Senate can’t have a trial before the House sends articles of impeachment

January 13, 2020  ·  James Wallner
President Trump’s Republican allies want the Senate to hold an impeachment trial to prove that the president is not guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors. But Democrats in the House… Read More

Chief Justice can’t forcibly recuse senators

January 9, 2020  ·  James Wallner
Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe suggested recently that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court gets to decide whether he has jurisdiction to forcibly recuse (or disqualify) a senator… Read More

Why taxpayers should support expanding the GAO

January 8, 2020  ·  Garrett Johnson and M. Anthony Mills
Congress approved $1.4 trillion in new spending last week to avoid another government shutdown over the holidays. Taxpayers are right to be wary whenever Congress pulls out its checkbook. Read More

Do articles of impeachment expire?

January 7, 2020  ·  Casey Burgat
On December 18th, the House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump. After that, as we have all been taught, the Senate is supposed to take over… Read More

What’s in the House’s Modernization Legislation?

January 6, 2020  ·  Casey Burgat
On December 12th, the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress turned its bipartisan recommendations into a legislative reality when Chairman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced H. Res… Read More

January 10 conference on oversight

January 3, 2020  ·  Kevin Kosar
Registration is free and easy. Click here. Read More

Your guide to what happens next with impeachment

December 30, 2019  ·  James Wallner
Now that the House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump, action shifts to the Senate, whose members are charged by the Constitution to determine… Read More

New TechCongress fellows are coming

December 30, 2019  ·  Kevin Kosar
Six new Congressional Innovation Fellows have been selected, and will head to Capitol Hill in 2020. You can learn more about them here. Read More

Emerging case law on congressional oversight

December 27, 2019  ·  Kevin Kosar
The Levin Center at Wayne Law is hosting a morning symposium on January 24, 2020, on emerging federal case law related to congressional oversight investigations.  The conference will present a… Read More

Which senators and representatives tweet the most?

December 23, 2019  ·  Kevin Kosar
Source: Quorum.us Source: Quorum.us These questions and many more are answered in Quorum’s 2019 report, “Congress on Social Media.” Copies are available here. Read More