The Staff Academy

Catherine Szpindor, Chief Administrative Officer at House of Representatives, testified before the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress: CAO training has evolved. It began with a few classrooms where you could learn WordPerfect and other technical...

Courage and Self-Love

  In Profiles in Courage, JFK wrote: [W]hat then caused the statesmen mentioned in the preceding pages to act as they did? It was not because they “loved the public better than themselves.” On the contrary it was precisely because they did love themselves...

Multiple-Measure Rules

At LegBranch.org, Scott Meinke notes that the House Rules Committee has been regularly issuing rules that combine provisions for considering two or more measures in a single resolution. These multiple-measures rules made up about a quarter of the rules issued in the...