Congressional Committees

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How Congress Operates. In order to complete Congress’ work of reviewing legislation, conducting oversight, and holding hears on matters relevant to the public concern a […]

Power of the Purse

December 15, 2020 USGOPO 0

Pork Barrel Spending. Pork barrel spending is one of the most controversial topics in recent American political history. Generally, pork barrel spending is the appropriation […]

Congressional Caucus

December 14, 2020 USGOPO 0

An Organizing Tool of Congress. A congressional caucus is a group of members of Congress who come together to pursue common legislative goals. These groups […]

Open Secrets

November 18, 2020 USGOPO 0

The Power of Lobbying and Spending? OpenSecrets.org is a website created by the Center for Responsive Politics to ensure transparency in our campaign finance system. […]

American Civil Liberties Union

November 17, 2020 USGOPO 0

Century-old defender of civil liberties. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is “to defend and preserve the individual […]