Rules and Impeachment

Louis Jacobson at PolitiFact: “The House makes up new rules almost weekly, using special rule resolutions reported by the Rules Committee and adopted by the House to fast-track matters outside the regular order,” said Donald R. Wolfensberger, director of...

MTR

At Roll Call, Lindsey McPherson reports on the House rules package for the 117th Congress: The rules package is expected to get a vote on Monday, the second day of the new Congress. One of the main requests from Democrats across the caucus was that leadership either...

Formers

D.C. is full of former House members, many that are registered lobbyists or “consultants.” A bunch wear former member pins, making them virtually indistinguishable from current lawmakers. But some check out of the political life, fully or mostly. A few interesting...

Modernizing an Overwhelmed Congress

Kevin Kosar at LegBranch.org: Fortunately, the work of increasing Congress’s capacity has been moving forward over the past five years, but slowly and in fits. The impetus began with the various individuals and groups that have participated in the Legislative Branch...