Public Consultation

Carl Hulse at The New York Times: “There is strong evidence that [lawmakers] actually don’t even know the views of their constituents,” said Steven Kull, a psychologist who heads the Program for Public Consultation at the University of Maryland’s School of Public...

Constitutional First Responders

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) on his friendship with Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY): “I told Liz I can’t wait to going back to disagreeing with her about everything. But right now, we are in a constitutional emergency, and we are all constitutional first responders.”...

CODELs

Andrew Desiderio at Politico writes about overseas congressional delegations  {CODELS] Many facets of official Washington can look impenetrably bureaucratic to the voters who send lawmakers there, and in some ways CODELs are no exception. But there’s a reason the...

Women of the Senate

Sophia Cai at Axios: Amid bitter partisanship in the capital, rampant inflation across the country and a war raging in Ukraine, nearly two dozen women senators broke bread Tuesday night — and, Axios has learned, politics was decidedly off the menu.   Why it...