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Congress

A Third Article on Impeachment

The recently concluded impeachment proceedings involving President Donald J. Trump have prompted many opinions and observations, some less valid or less accurate than others. Americans, and indeed all of humanity, display a continual willingness to believe that their...

Emergency Powers for Climate Change

In case of a national emergency, the United States government must, in a quick and focused manner, react. Because an orderly response is most likely to come from one voice—the commander in chief—emergency powers fall into the lap of the president. But over the last...

Investing in Service: Professionalization Effects on the Provision of Constituent Service

Despite the political media’s focus on the various legislative battles taking place in state capitols all across the country, policy and legislative work are only one part of a state legislator’s job description. State legislators are also responsible for helping...

Common Good #9 – Congressman Adrian Smith

On this episode of Common Good, our guest is Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), who has represented Nebraska’s third district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2007. Since winning reelection last fall, he recently began his fifth term in office, serving...