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I’ve known Sean McCaffity since he was in high school—and probably since I was in high school, but I’m not entirely sure. We both debated in high school and college, although Sean was more successful than I ever was—he won the National Debate Tournament (NDT) in both 1995 and 1996. Sean’s runing for congress in […]
I ran across former Speaker of the House Galusha Grow today. Hadn’t thought of him in awhile and remembered he is one of the great names in Congressional history. I read his Wikipedia page and was reminded of just how horrible Congress was in the 1850s, when the Democrats became a party of fireeating extremists: […]

Do-Nothing Congress

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On September 22, 2012

This is pathetic: Barring a burst of productivity in the lame-duck session in November and December, the 112th Congress is set to enter the Congressional record books as the least productive body in t

The Brownest Congress

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On September 12, 2011
Is the current Congress the worst ever for environmental issues? Almost certainly, though you could probably say the same thing for many issues. Worst Congress ever? There’s a lot of competition. But this one is very competitive for the title.

Weiner

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On June 16, 2011

…will be stepping down. I think Matt is right in general that most sex scandals are survivable if the politician just refuses to resign.  Certainly, Weiner could have stayed on and been re-elec

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