“Who are you and who do you work for?”: Internship Wrap-Up

On my walk from the Capitol South metro station on my first day of work, a wave of familiarity washed over me. Seeing familiar sights like a broken escalator at the station, the House office buildings, interns hurrying to work, and the dome of the Capitol building, I felt at ease and as if nothing […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress (Jan 2-6, 2017)

Lawmakers return on Tuesday for what promises to be a very busy 115th Congress, which will run from 2017-2018. Since the House never officially adjourned “sine die” in 2016, the first order of business on January 3rd will be to gavel in and immediately adjourn the 114th Congress. It will then immediately gavel in the […]