Archive for January, 2017

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This nine-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the organization and practices of the U.S. Congress. Learn about the procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from the introduction and referral of legislation to reconciling differences between House-passed and Senate-passed legislation. Course 1: Introduction and […]

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 21, 2017

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 21, 2017

  Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments A “how to” program for anyone who drafts federal legislation.   This course helps anyone draft, revise, and review bills and amendments, with lessons especially useful to those who review legislation, prepare reports, or draft legislation and other formal legislative documents. In this course our expert faculty explain the […]

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net All of our programs and any combination of their topics can be tailored for on-site training for your organization. Our training and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more: […]

Supreme Court Nominations: Presidential Nomination, the Judiciary Committee, Proper Scope of Questioning of Nominees, Senate Consideration, Cloture, and the Use of the Filibuster

Supreme Court Nominations: Presidential Nomination, the Judiciary Committee, Proper Scope of Questioning of Nominees, Senate Consideration, Cloture, and the Use of the Filibuster

Supreme Court Nominations Supreme Court Nominations:Presidential Nomination, the Judiciary Committee, Proper Scope of Questioning of Nominees, Senate Consideration, Cloture, and the Use of the Filibuster Compiled by TheCapitol.Net Authors: Denis Steven Rutkus, Elizabeth Rybicki, Betsy Palmer, Todd Tatelman, Richard S. Beth, Michael Koempel and Judy Schneider The procedure for appointing a Supreme Court Justice is […]

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, September 13-15, 2017

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, September 13-15, 2017

Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. This engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations provides the full Capitol Hill experience as our Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the legislative agenda, […]

How do I get an American flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol?

How do I get an American flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol?

Visiting Washington, DC FAQs     (From our “What’s the deal with…?” page that answers questions commonly asked by visitors to Washington, DC. Below, we explain how to order your flag and provide links to directories at the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. We do not sell flags, and we can not […]

Congressional Directory 2017

Congressional Directory 2017

  Congressional Directory 2017 115th Congress, 1st Session This comprehensive directory lists members of the US Senate and House of Representatives, complete with color photos and a fold-out map of Capitol Hill. The 2017 Congressional Directory is wire-spiral bound for flat-fold reference and durability.   The 2017 Congressional Directory is available for pre-order – will […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 25, 2017

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 25, 2017

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos This is the first course in our 2-course Word Workshop. The second course, “Writing to Persuade,” is available as a custom, on-site training program. Do you need to improve your writing skills? This intensive one-day […]

Forbidden Citizens – Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress

Forbidden Citizens – Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress

  Forbidden Citizens Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress – A Legislative History By Martin B. Gold Described as “one of the most vulgar forms of barbarism,” by Rep. John Kasson (R-IA) in 1882, a series of laws passed by the United States Congress between 1879 and 1943 resulted in prohibiting the Chinese as a […]

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony and Oral Presentations, Five-Courses on CD

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony and Oral Presentations, Five-Courses on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This five-session course gives you a comprehensive look at preparing and delivering oral presentations and testimony before Congress. Five audio courses on CD covering oral presentations and Congressional testimony: Tips, Tactics & Techniques for Writing Congressional Testimony Effectively Using Persuasion in Your Oral Presentations Preparing for Congressional Oversight and Investigation […]