Hearings

Jerry Hartz and colleagues at The Hill: On the committee front, we note that, contrary to popular belief, the House is holding a historically low number of hearings compared to the previous 40 years. That has led to five times fewer witnesses being called in today’s...

Congressional Modernization Update

[On Thursday] the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Modernization Committee”) held a hearing to provide a status update on its progress as it begins its final year. To date, the Modernization Committee has passed a total of 142 recommendations to...

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...

The Cheneys on 1/6

I am deeply disappointed at the failure of many members of my party to recognize the grave nature of the January 6 attacks and the ongoing threat to our nation.” – Former VP Dick Cheney (2/2) — Rep. Liz Cheney (@RepLizCheney) January 6, 2022 Anyone who denies...