Don’t Mess with CBO

Nan Swift at LegBranch.org: Senate Democrats, frustrated their increasingly costly agenda is hitting some speedbumps (also known as business as usual), are considering a novel—and dangerous—solution to their legislative logjam: sub out the Congressional Budget Office...

Commissions

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: In the final analysis, commission-making is a significant ceding to non-elected people, at least temporarily, of Congress’s constitutional policy making and oversight responsibilities. If a problem is an immediate crisis, forming a...