The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 4. Disqualification

The United States Constitution Article. II. (The Executive Branch) Section. 4. (Disqualification) The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.     Jan. 7, 1999: President Clinton’s impeachment trial     More … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 3. State of the Union, Convening Congress

The United States Constitution Article. II. (The Executive Branch) Section. 3. (State of the Union, Convening Congress) He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both … Read more

Glossary of Legislative Terms: “Allowances”

Allowances: Amounts included in the budget to cover possible additional expenditures for statutory pay increases and other requirements. This definition is from the Glossary in our Congressional Deskbook. Perfect reference tool of Congressional jargon and procedural terms. Congressional Deskbook: The Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Congress, by Michael Koempel and Judy Schneider. TheCapitol.Net offers training … Read more

TheCapitol.Net Forms International Alliance with PATRI/EDUCARE Brazilian Training Organization; World-Wide Organization a Future Possibility

THECAPITOL.NET, INC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chug Roberts, Publisher TheCapitol.Net, http://thecapitol.net Phone: (703) 739-3790 Fax: (703) 739-1195 Email: registrar -at- thecapitol.net Eduardo Carlos Ricardo, President and CEO PATRI/EDUCARE, http://patri.com.br Phone: (202) 822-6420 / (61) 3327-2606 Fax: (202) 822-6423 / (61) 3327-1619 Email: patrielgov -at- patri.com.br TheCapitol.Net Forms International Alliance with PATRI/EDUCARE Brazilian Training Organization; World-Wide … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 2. Civilian Power over Military, Cabinet, Pardon Power, Appointments

The United States Constitution Article. II. (The Executive Branch) Section. 2. (Civilian Power over Military, Cabinet, Pardon Power, Appointments) The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may … Read more

Media Tip 73

Media Tip 73: If a principal is going to explode at negative media coverage, defuse them by letting them vent to you instead of a reporter. This tip is from our booklet, Media Relations Tips: 102 Secrets for Finding Success in Public Relations. Practical tips for anyone who works with the media, works with someone … Read more

Glossary of Legislative Terms: “Closed Rule”

See Closed Rule / Modified Closed Rule / Special Rule / Open Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)     Courses Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing Custom, On-Site Training Drafting Effective Federal Legislation and Amendments in a Nutshell, Audio Course on CD “Congress, … Read more