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The Role of the Briefing Book in Congressional Testimony

The Role of the Briefing Book in Congressional Testimony

Researching and preparing to deliver testimony before Congress is a process that takes quite a bit of time and groundwork. There are many elements that can assist you in the process, including preparing a briefing book. A briefing book commonly is comprised of research materials, documents and other materials that assist you during the hearing. […]

Essential Elements of Effective Congressional Testimony

Essential Elements of Effective Congressional Testimony

There are several essential features common to effective congressional testimony. These elements include a well-prepared witness, a well-written statement and oral testimony that is delivered in a manner that is clear, concise and articulate. photo credit: LouisvilleUSACE When preparing to testify before Congress, what the committee expects from the witness should be kept in mind. […]