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Trump speaks at Faith and Freedom conference

In the short run, better government is doomed by the people who staff it and run it. Fixing that is primarily a human resources problem.

David Barron

Before David Barron was a federal judge, he was a lawyer advising President Obama on the use of military might.

Trump signs Executive Order

There are two ways of looking at public opinion about President Trump.

Trump addresses Congress
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Spicer says theme will be ‘renewal of the American spirit’

U.S. Capitol building

For starters, what’s the difference between lobbying and bribery?

The silence of the lambs: Democrats in defeat
The U.S.-Mexico border fence stands along the border on September 28, 2016 in the Imperial Sand Dunes recreation center, California. Border security and immigration issues have become major issues in the U.S. Presidential campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

How congressional inaction is affecting daily life for farmers and small business owners in states like Washington.

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R) speak prior to the arrival of US President Barack Obama in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kill them with kindness, researchers say, of public’s poor perception of Congress

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after delivering the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Capitol Hill staffer and current lobbyist Steve Moffitt offers up some advice on how to fix the State of the Union.

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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle send thousands to party dons.