Program

Events

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.

FBI Raid Breaches Constitutional Wall Built by the Founders

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

Ditched Minibus Money Bill Paves Way for Massive Omnibus

December 10, 2007 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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