Rep. Adrian Smith worked to balance his time between serving in Congress and teaching a course at George Washington University this spring.
“God knows I would love to have other sitting Members teaching for us,” he said. “And Congressman Smith has shown everybody how it can be done.”
Like any professor, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) assigned reading to his students at George Washington University. Below are the books on his syllabus.
Required Reading • “Agendas, Alternatives and Public Policies (2nd Edition),” by John Kingdon, 2002 • “Campaign Bootcamp: Basic Training for Future Leaders,” by Christine Pelosi (daughter of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi), 2007 • “Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making,” by Deborah Stone, 1997 • “Setting Course: A Congressional Management Guide,” by the Congressional Management Foundation, 2008
Recommended Reading • “Ricochet: Confessions of a Gun Lobbyist,” by Richard Feldman, 2008 • “Reagan’s Revolution,” by Craig Shirley, 2005
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.