The Hill 101: What do the buzzers mean? -... →
The Hill 101: What do the buzzers mean? by marci on January 7, 2011 You can usually tell if someone is new to the Hill by whether they flinch or even break pace in conversation when the buzzers for votes start going. The real pros can tell you what the buzzers mean. For new staff, Members and visitors to Capitol Hill, we thought a POPVOX primer was in order: For...
iPads on the House Floor Mean Better Information... →
by marci on January 1, 2011 I generally enjoy the down-to-earth wisdom of Ruth Marcus at the Washington Post, but strongly disagree with her latest article bemoaning new rules proposed by the incoming House Republican Majority to allow iPads and other devices on the House Floor. If Ms. Marcus had been on the House Floor recently she would know that, except...