Is the House Dysfunctional?

Politico’s June 20th article titled “The Dysfunctional House” led with the following: Someone in House leadership screwed up again. The defeat of the farm bill — after both parties were privately bullish it would pass with large margins — shows, once again, how massively dysfunctional the House and its leadership has become. Essentially, the argument […]

Neil Ruddock on Education Reform

The following was originally posted on March 1st. Editor’s note: Education reform has received a great deal of attention from politicians, business leaders, and celebrities. To learn more about the topic, we spoke with Neil Ruddock, a State Advocacy Director for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. (Full disclosure: Ruddock is blog creator Brian’s brother.) Neil’s […]