160Oct 7, 2009
Freedom Award Presentations
Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness of government, he drafted the Senate’s first rules for access ...
47Mar 2, 2006
The House Rules Committee held a hearing on lobbying reform, focusing on accountability and transparency in lobbying. Witnesses testified about a number of topics including records filing ...
24Dec 5, 2005
Moderated by Mr. Lilly, congressional Democrats and others talked about proposed changes in the rules and procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives. Among the topics they addressed ...
36Nov 17, 2004
2004 Campaign Finance Practices
Panelists participated in a forum discussion of the politics of campaign finance laws. They addressed the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, as well as its predecessors. They talked ...
73Apr 27, 2004
Book Discussion on The Bushes
Peter Schweizer talked about the book he co-authored with his wife, The Bushes: Portait of a Dynasty, published by Doubleday. In the book, the authors traced the history of the Bush ...
19Oct 28, 2003
House Appropriations Committee Dinner
The Society honored the work of the House Appropriations Committee with speeches from its officers about the committee’s history. Rep. Young, chairman of the Appropriations Committee ...