Upton Retires

Philip Elliott at Time reports on the retirement of Rep. Fred Upton: Well, the Reagan Administration aide and 18-term Congressman did the math this week and came to a decision with a Midwestern sensibility. On Tuesday, the long-serving Republican took the floor of the...

Continuity of Congress

F. James Sensenbrenner and David Dreier at The Hill: The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 brought renewed focus to ensuring continuity of government in times of crisis. As chairmen of the House Judiciary and Rules committees, we held hearings to examine continuity...

Hearing on Proxy Voting

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: The House Rules Committee is to be commended on holding a day-long hearing March 17 on proxy floor voting and remote committee proceedings — two emergency pandemic procedures initiated in the last Congress. All told, 16 House members...

Don Young, Dealmaker

George Miller and John A. Lawrence at The Hill: The House Don Young leaves behind is one where knowing how to cut a bipartisan deal is a much more difficult challenge than in his glory days, wielding the gavel at the Resources and Transportation committees. His...