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Don Wolfensberger

Congress, the Budget, and Us

In the recent contretemps over funding the federal government this year, the Wilson Center found itself in the same position as scores of other government departments and agencies in our neighborhood. Congress Project Don Wolfensberger shares his perspective.

Debt Deal Shows How Process Becomes Policy

If you got the impression during the debt limit imbroglio that our leaders were creatively trying to extricate themselves from a box of their own making, you’ve been cribbing from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s manual: Crises (fabricated or not) can advance worthy goals—even restoring fiscal sanity. It’s getting there that sometimes seems insane.

Rules Panel Sends Half-Baked Ethics Idea Back to Kitchen

March 3, 2008 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer

Previous Questions' Fights Dramatize Minority's Plight

May 21, 2007 By Don WolfensbergerRoll Call Staff

VPs Hold Key on Filibuster Change

The Senate will decide in January whether it wants to change its filibuster rule. How it is done could usher in either a constitutional nirvana or a nuclear winter.

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