The road to rebuilding public trust in Congress is paved with transparency and accountability to constituents, not secrecy. Every U.S. Senator should insist upon regular order, not sacrifice openness on the altar of naked legislative power.Continue reading
Beginning on the ninth day of Cards Against Humanity’s “Ten Days of Kwanzaa or Whatever,” people who bought their special set of holiday cards received a long scroll identifying who had contributed to their senators—on double-sided paper!Continue reading
In 13 days, Kyle Simmons, former chief of staff to Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and currently a member of the FIRST Group--a Washington consulting firm he launched with three other former congressional aides--will be eligible to lobby his old colleagues.
In 11 days, Robert McCreary, former chief of staff to Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., and currently a registered lobbyist for NEK Advanced Security Group, will legally be able to lobby his former colleagues on behalf of his new employer.
In 10 days, Andy Weis, a former general counsel of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ...