Center on Congress

February 16, 2017

The job performance of Congress has slipped from bad to worse, in the opinion of a group of academic experts from across the country who were asked to evaluate the institution by the Indiana University Center on Representative Government. From a C-minus in 2015, Congress slipped to a grade of D for 2016. 

“A very sizable majority of the experts think Congress’s record was extremely poor...

December 21, 2016

The IU Center on Representative Government congratulates two outstanding Hoosier educators for leading their student teams to excel at the recent We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competition for Indiana high schools.

First place went to the student team from Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, coached by Jill Baisinger. She was a 2015 winner...

April 28, 2016

In celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial, on July 12, 2016, the Indiana University Center on Representative Government and the Indiana State Archives will host a special Indiana History workshop. The workshop will feature Indiana primary source analysis activities and materials from the Library of Congress as well as a talk by noted Indiana Historian and IU Professor...

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