Lee H. Hamilton, the director of the Center on Congress, was U.S. Representative from Indiana’s Ninth District from 1965 to 1999.
Center on Congress
Most Americans don’t see Congress as having much to do with their daily routine, but a new, free app for the iPad tablet makes the case that our lives are profoundly shaped by the actions of the national legislature.
The “Congressional Moments” app, an Indiana University Center on Congress resource that is funded by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program, offers an...
David Ignatius, a columnist for The Washington Post and author, will speak at Indiana University Bloomington on Nov. 18, and while on campus he will receive the Lee H. Hamilton Public Service Fellowship.
Ignatius’ career spans 35 years as an editor, reporter and columnist writing on global politics, economics and international affairs. His columns appear twice weekly in the Post; his articles...
In its continuing effort to promote good journalism about Congress, the Center on Congress Sept. 9 will co-host the next in its series of Capitol Hill Issues Briefings for reporters in Washington, this one titled “Following Federal Dollars.”
Experts will explain how to track the flow of money from Washington as it is disbursed to state and local governments, businesses and institutions...
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