Will the Impact of COVID-19 on the US Congress Lead to Lasting Change?
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, two veterans of Capitol Hill, Aaron Jones and Don Wolfensberger, provide insight on how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way Congress conducts its business. Are we just seeing a temporary response dictated by circumstances, or will the current situation lead to lasting change?
The Wilson Center’s office of Congressional Relations works to maintain a vibrant relationship with Members of Congress and their staffs. We organize and run a series of educational programs led by Wilson Center experts, ranging from seminars to private briefings, with the purpose of increasing congressional staffers’ knowledge of foreign policy. We also coordinate outreach to Capitol Hill, including testimonies by Wilson Center scholars and briefings specifically for Members of Congress. Read more