Podcasts Constitutionally Speaking

Episode 67: From Ratification to Reconstruction, From Ratification to Reconstruction

The Statue of Freedom sits on top of the rotunda of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., August 5, 2021. (Brent Buterbaugh/National Review)

Luke and Jay talk through the early development of Congressional power, the appearance of the committee system, and how the formation of political parties shaped the rules, habits, and customs of Congress.