A Prayer for Civility

The Chaplain, Dr. Barry C. Black, offered the following prayer on January 22: Let us pray. Sovereign God, author of liberty, we gather in this historic Chamber  for the solemn responsibility of these impeachment proceedings. Give  wisdom to the distinguished Chief...

The Separation of Powers

Matt Glassman, who currently teaches in the Claremont McKenna College Washington Semester, wrote the following for the Congressional Research Service: Congress’s role and operation in national politics is fundamentally shaped by the design and structure of the...

Declining Trust

A release from Edelman: The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that despite a strong global economy and near full employment, a majority of respondents in every developed market do not believe they will be better off in five years’ time, and 56 percent believe that...