SOURCE: The Conversation
by Rachel Caufield
Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the House, just announced his retirement, and the race to replace him started before his announcement. What is the speaker's role? How has it changed over history?
The Alarming Parallels this Historian Sees Between What’s Going on in Congress Today and the Antebellum Congresses He Studies
by Michael Todd Landis
by Thomas Fleming
He wasn't forced out. His resignation was intended as a warning to his party. We can only hope it's heard.