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USCHS Lunchtime Lecture: Laura Blessing

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will host its annual lunchtime lecture series on Wednesdays in August and September on Capitol Hill. This year’s iteration of the series will focus on new and ongoing research on recent congressional history and issues related to congressional capacity, which is the ability of the institution to function.

All events take place from noon to 1 pm on Wednesdays on or near Capitol Hill. They are free and open to the public, though pre-registration is requested.

August 22: Laura Blessing (Senior Fellow, Government Affairs Institute, Georgetown University) will highlight her ongoing research on the effects of the earmarks ban on congressional capacity.
Location: Ketchum Hall; 200 Maryland Ave. NE; Washington, DC 20002.