Senator Edward Brooke

July 4, 2023 USGOPO 0

A Civil Rights Milestone. In January 1966, Republican Edward Brooke was sworn in as Massachusetts’ senator. As the Twentieth Amendment dictates, Congress opens on January […]

The Broken Senate

July 4, 2023 USGOPO 0

Deadlock, dysfunction and political games. Known as the world’s most deliberative body, the U.S. Senate is a place of compromise, yet it’s tough to accomplish […]

McCarthy Condemned

July 4, 2023 USGOPO 0

Have you no sense of decency, sir? In the early 1950s the Red Scare was in full swing. China had fallen to communism, South Korea […]

Term Limits

July 4, 2023 USGOPO 0

How to Fix Congress? One of the most commonly urged solutions to fix the performance and perception of Congress is to enact term limits.  The […]

Senator John McCain

May 22, 2023 USGOPO 0

Vietnam Vet, Senator, Statesman. John McCain (R-AZ) was first elected to Congress in 1982 and nominated as the Republican presidential candidate in 2008.  In August […]