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SCHIP Sails Irregular Course Through Congressional Waters

November 26, 2007 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer

Congressional Staffers Play Quiet, Vital Role

Wolfensberger praises the Stennis Center’s Congressional Fellows Program that has trained some 240 senior staff over the last two decades, for personifying the extraordinary quality and character of the young people who assist House and Senate Members in carrying out their duties.

Role of Minority Party: Remain Positive, Relevant and Engaged

February 12, 2007 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer

Filibusters Sometimes Serve Purposes

Senate filibusters have long been a target of congressional reformers, though as much as the Senate might tweak the rules, they are unlikely to give up this valuable right of the minority to talk. And sometimes talking does build support for an issue.

Individual Privacy in a New Security Age

Privacy issues are at the forefront of public debate, as the U.S. government strives to balance privacy with security. A recent Congress Project seminar delved into this issue.

FBI Raid Breaches Constitutional Wall Built by the Founders

June 5, 2006 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer

Rules, Rules, Rules:Congress Relies on Them

Prepared for delivery at the Dirksen Congressional Center Workshop: Congress in the Classroom, Peoria, Illinois, July 31, 2007

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