Program

Events

Individual Privacy in a New Security Age

Privacy issues are at the forefront of public debate, as the U.S. government strives to balance privacy with security. A recent Congress Project seminar delved into this issue.

Are Committed Ideologues Making Governing Impossible?

Neither political ideology nor electoral concerns are solely responsible for paralyzing polarization in Congress. Both are, combined with divided party government and fragile majorities in both houses that could flip at the next election.

With Congress at Low Point, Time for Reform Is Now

Former House Rules Committee staffer and Wilson Center expert Don Wolfensberger lays out a step-by-step plan to restore Congress’ “culture of lawmaking.” Committees—not party leaders—should control legislative work, he says, and campaign finance reforms are needed to shift attention from 24-7 fundraising.

‘Vote Pummeling' Can Soften Majority's Hard Line in House

June 4, 2007 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer

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