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Briefing: How Congress Reforms Itself
February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
As recent changes in the Senate’s filibuster rule have shown, the rules that govern the two bodies of Congress are not fixed: they have repeatedly undergone revision and reform. What has brought about major rules changes in the past? How have these changes altered how Congress works? What unintended consequences have they caused? Leading historians of Congress will discuss these questions.
You can find more information on the briefing website.