Proxy Voting During Omicron

At Axios, Hans Nichols (who attended CMC for his freshman year) reports on proxy voting: Why it matters: Proxy voting was enacted to allow representatives to reduce their risk of contracting the virus, but it has also undercut the convening of the People’s House...

Working on the Hill

William Gray at LegBranch.org: In 2011, the Congressional Management Foundation surveyed more than 1,400 congressional staff and asked an open-ended question: What does working in Congress mean to you? They received more than 600 responses and the answers are just as...

Reid and the Rules

James Wallner at R Street Institute reflects on Harry Reid: Reid’s skill as a leader allowed him to essentially eliminate genuine deliberation on the Senate floor while ensuring that the Senate still legislated, a balancing act that his successors have struggled to...