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
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