The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 4. Elections, Meetings

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 4. (Elections, Meetings) Note: Article I, section 4, was modified by section 2 of the 20th amendment. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 3. The Senate

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 3. (The Senate) Note: Article I, section 3, of the Constitution was modified by the 17th amendment. The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof for six Years; and each Senator shall have … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 2. The House

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 2. (The House) Note: Article I, section 2, of the Constitution was modified by section 2 of the 14th amendment. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Preamble, Article. I. Section. 1. The Legislature

The United States Constitution and The Declaration of Independence (Preamble) We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this … Read more

The original Capitol Hill Workshop from Congressional Quarterly (CQ) and TheCapitol.Net

The original Capitol Hill Workshop from Congressional Quarterly (CQ) and TheCapitol.Net. Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. In this 3-day workshop, Washington-based experts discuss these 3 P’s and help you understand the complete policy-making process. This training conference is sponsored by TheCapitol.Net – Exclusive provider of Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences. ** Space … Read more

The Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) Final Rules on Bundling and The Executive Branch Rules on Gifts

New Capitol Learning Audio Course The Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) Final Rules on Bundling and The Executive Branch Rules on Gifts With Carol Laham Who has to report and what triggers the reporting requirement under the new lobbyist bundling rules? What is a bundled contribution? How the Commission defines “credit” given for contributions on which … Read more

Congressional Budgeting for the Terrified: Come Up to Speed on the Congressional Budget Process–Understand Surpluses, Deficits, Appropriations, and Authorizations Once and For All

Why is the federal budget process so convoluted? How come it’s so hard to get an appropriation through Congress? What’s the difference between authorizations and appropriations? How can I track my organization’s appropriation? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, this course from TheCapitol.Net is a must: Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations at the … Read more

How to Become a Washington Media Rockstar: Generating Consistent Positive Press in a Tight Market With Its Own Rules

News coverage in the Washington media can make or break public policy initiatives, lobbyists, and even the careers of politicians–and it’s different from news coverage in other markets. This training can help you be successful in this critical arena. Media Relations for Public Affairs Professionals: How to develop a message, press release, media kit, and … Read more