- May 03, 2022The Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School Release Bipartisan Index Rankings for the 117th Congress (2021).May 03, 2022
- Apr 02, 2022Five weeks after Russia invaded its western neighbor, lawmakers have delivered money but are sputtering on other efforts.The Washington Post, Apr 02, 2022
- Mar 21, 2022Mar 21, 2022
Jointly hosted by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO), the Levin Center at Wayne Law, and the Lugar Center, the 14th Oversight Boot Camp took place from February 24–25, 2022. At this rigorous two-day training, 25 congressional staffers from both Democratic and Republican offices and 14 different congressional committees learned how to successfully conduct a congressional oversight investigation.
- Mar 10, 2022The Washington Post, Mar 10, 2022
A virulent claim is circulating in right-wing media and among some Republicans: The United States might be working on biolabs in Ukraine. This assertion, which echoes Russian propaganda and implies that the United States and Ukraine are collaborating on something nefarious and dangerous, has been sharply refuted by Biden officials and independent experts.
- Mar 03, 2022MLive asked a dozen researchers, elected officials and retired politicos how, in an ideal world, they would change today’s toxic atmosphere.mlive.com, Mar 03, 2022
There is one thing Americans apparently agree on: our government is in crisis.
Hostility and distrust between people who disagree politically is getting worse. The forces driving this polarization discourage elected leaders from working together and erode trust in democratic institutions.