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  • Role of Inspectors General
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    Role of Inspectors General

    The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Oversight Task Force released a report examining ways to enhance and streamline the work of inspectors general. A number of former and current inspectors…

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  • Representative Michael Cloud SwearingIn
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    Representative Michael Cloud Swearing-In

    Representative Michael Cloud (R), after being sworn in to fill the remaining term of former Representative Blake Farenthold in Texas' 27th Congressional District, addressed House members.

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  • Constitutional Experts Testify at War Powers Hearing
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    War Powers and Federal Spending

    A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee held a hearing on war powers granted by the Constitution and whether a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) is…

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  • Washington Journal William Galston Discusses Ideas to End Congressional Gridlock
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    William Galston on Ending Congressional Gridlock

    No Labels co-founder William Galston talked about the bipartisan group’s “Speaker’s Project” and other proposed rules changes designed to end partisan gridlock in Congress.

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    Big Guns

    Former New York Democratic Congressman Steve Israel provided his insight into the gun lobby and gun legislation through political satire in his latest novel. He is interviewed by…

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  • Scholars Discuss WarMaking Powers of Congress
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    Constitutional War Powers

    Foreign policy and government affairs scholars took part in a discussion on congressional war powers and how the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) was still being used to…

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  • emAbbott v Perezem Oral Argument
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    Abbott v. Perez Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Abbott v. Perez, a consolidated case concerning redistricting in Texas. This case dates o 2011 when the state House and congressional districts were…

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  • Role of Inspectors General and Effectiveness
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    Role of Inspectors General and Effectiveness

    The Levin Center of Detroit’s Wayne State University Law School hosts a symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Inspectors General Act. In the second panel, experts talked about the…

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  • Role of Inspectors General in Congressional Oversight
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    Role of Inspectors General in Congressional Oversight

    The Levin Center of Detroit’s Wayne State University Law School hosts a symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Inspectors General Act. in the first panel Michael Horowitz, the…

    190 views
  • Senator Alexander on Senator McConnells Record
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    Senator Alexander on Senator McConnell's Record

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) came to the chamber floor to discuss Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) becoming the longest-serving Republican leader, serving 11 years, 5 months and 10…

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  • Leaders Colloquy on the House Agenda
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    Leaders' Colloquy on the House Agenda

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the upcoming schedule, which was to include more than 60 bills dealing with opioid addiction.

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  • Minnesota Democratic Senator Tina Smith Delivers Maiden Speech
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    Senator Tina Smith Maiden Speech

    Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) delivered her first speech on the Senate floor., also known as the “maiden” speech She replaced Senator Al Franken (D-MN), who resigned in January 2018. She spoke…

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  • Reporters Discuss Covering the White House and Congress
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    Covering the White House and Congress

    The opening panel of the Weekly Standard's annual political summit in Colorado Springs included reporters from the conservative publication talking about covering the White House and…

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  • Office of Compliance Executive Director Testifies on Budget Request
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    Office of Compliance Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch held a hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2019 budget for the U.S. Congress Office of Compliance. Susan Grundmann, the…

    215 views
  • Beth Plemmons Testifies on US Capitol Visitor Center Operations
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    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Operations

    Beth Plemmons, CEO of visitor services at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, testified at a House Administration Committee hearing on operations of the Center as it neared its tenth anniversary.…

    268 views
  • Justice Department Official Provides Progress Report on 2020 Census
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    2020 Census Progress Report

    Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights John Gore testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on preparations for the 2020 census. He was asked by…

    691 views
  • Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon Part 2
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    Communicators at the Congressional Hackathon, Part 2

    "The Communicators visited a Capitol Hill "hackathon"seminar in which congressional staffers and employees from government agencies and outside groups brainstorm about how to use technology to open up…

    186 views
  • Commerce Secretary Ross Says Administration Considering Alternative Remedies for ZTE Ban
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    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at National Press Club

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon. He talked about several issues, including trade relations and negotiations with China, talks with European countries…

    675 views
  • Senators McConnell and King on Senator McCain
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    Senators McConnell and King on Senator McCain

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the floor about his recent visit to Arizona to see SenatorJohn McCain (R-AZ), who continued to be treated for cancer in Arizona. He related stories…

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  • Federal Officials Update Congress on 2020 Census Preparations
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    2020 Census Progress Report

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on preparations for the 2020 census. The committee agreed to subpoena Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, who was…

    593 views
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