Reforming Congress – Brad Fitch of the Congressional Management Foundation (Part 2)

February 18, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:15 – How CMF supports staff leadership throughout Congress
  • 3:16 – What unique challenges do members of Congress face when managing their personal offices?
  • 6:56 – Discussing the Former Members of Congress Report https://www.usafmc.org/congressxroads
  • 10:32 – Would giving Congress more privacy to conduct its business yield better results for the country?
    [Lightning Round]
  • 16:27​ – What do you think “congressional representation” should mean?
  • 19:32​ – How would your ideal Congress allocate its time?
  • 23:01​ – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue occur or be structured in Congress?
  • 24:12​ – What fundamental institutional improvements should Congress make within 50 years?
  • 25:30 – What book or article most shaped your thinking with respect to congressional reform?
  • 27:31​ – What plans do you have for your research over the long term?