Richard Arenberg’s “Congressional Procedure” from TheCapitol.Net

ALEXANDRIA, VA – (October 8, 2018) – Just in time for the November midterm elections, TheCapitol.Net is pleased to announce the publication of a major new reference work, Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress, by Richard A. Arenberg. If the U.S. Constitution is the rule book, this is … Read more

Endangered Love (Barbara Manatee) – Silly Song

VeggieTales: Endangered Love (Barbara Manatee) – Silly Song Also see “Mace” in the Congressional Glossary VeggieTales on YouTube     Courses Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing Custom Training     Publications Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook: A Practical Guide Pocket Constitution … Read more

Mace (

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Mace   Symbolism in the House Chamber   The mace is the symbol of authority of the House of Representatives. The mace is 46 inches high and consists of 13 thin ebony rods representing the original 13 states of the union. The rods are bound … Read more

Chamber (

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Chamber The meeting place for the membership of either the House or Senate; also the membership of the House or Senate meeting as such. The lowest level in each chamber, i.e., the floor of the chamber below the galleries in the physical chamber, is often … Read more