GAI | September 18, 2018
Senior Fellow Mark Harkins was recently interviewed by CBC News on the importance of the midterm elections and their significance to the Trump Administration. You can watch the entire video here.
GAI | September 10, 2018
Josh, Laura and Matt talk with Todd Ruger about SCOTUS and Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination on the latest GAI podcast.
Susan Sullivan Lagon | September 5, 2018
To no one’s surprise, the 176th nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court will likely soon become its 114th justice. Judge Brett Kavanaugh owes his nomination to President Donald Trump, but if confirmed, it will be thanks to former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Lowering the cloture
Kristin Nicholson | September 5, 2018
Dear Friends, September has arrived, and with it a whirlwind of activity on Capitol Hill. Both chambers are back in session, facing a dwindling number of legislative days to clear a multitude of spending hurdles and avoid a shutdown at the end of the month. The most likely outcome appears to be a Continuing Resolution
GAI | July 27, 2018
Josh, Mark, and Katina discuss status of appropriations, some intelligence related matters and impeachment.
GAI | July 25, 2018
Senior Fellow Mark Harkins weighs in on the midterm elections and the apparent shift to more progressive economic policies by Democrats. Here is the full story.
GAI | July 13, 2018
Special Guest Connor O’Brien joins Matt, Mark, and Josh to talk about NATO, the NDAA, and defense politics in Congress.
Laura Blessing | July 11, 2018
The federal budget process, laid out in the 1974 Budget Act, is a complex, multi-stage process with many opportunities for partisanship and intra-party divisions to derail it. And derailed it has been, with workarounds like omnibus appropriations and Continuing Resolutions (CRs) becoming the new normal. The myriad challenges in the present-day process were discussed at length in
GAI | July 11, 2018
Hello, friends – With summer in full swing, Congress returns this week for a quick sprint to the August break (or for Senators, some form of August work period followed by – they hope! – a nice recess until Labor Day). With President Trump’s Monday announcement of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his next Supreme Court
GAI | June 29, 2018
Special Guest Tim Alberta (@TimAlberta), Chief Political Correspondent for Politico Magazine joins Matt, Mark, and Laura to discuss leadership in the House, the Supreme Court vacancy, and the 2018 election.