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TheCapitol.Net, Inc.

Adult Education School in Alexandria, VA
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Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 30, 2020

A “how to” program for anyone who drafts federal legislation.

This course helps anyone draft, revise, and review bills and amendments, with lessons especially useful to those who review legislation, prepare reports,...

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Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, Sept. 23-25, 2020

Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar

Attend a congressional hearing and see the process in action.

When: September 23-25, 2020, 8:30 am – 4 pm all three ...

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Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

All of our programs and any combination of their topics can be tailored for on-site training for your organization.

Our training and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and ...

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Forbidden Citizens – Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress

By Martin B. Gold

Described as “one of the most vulgar forms of barbarism,” by Rep. John Kasson (R-IA) in 1882, a series of laws known as The Chinese Exclusion Act passed by the United States Congress between 1879 and 1943 resulted in...

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Pocket Constitution

The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Amendments to the Constitution, all in a handy pocket-sized booklet.


In addition to the complete Declaration of Independence (with Preamble), U.S. Constitution, and all amendments to the Constit...

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The Federal Budget Process, V2

A description of the federal and congressional budget processes, including timelines.

Budgeting for the federal government is an enormously complex process. It entails dozens of subprocesses, countless rules and procedures, the efforts of tens of thousands of staf...

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Constitution Day, September 17

The US Constitution was signed in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787.

36 U.S. Code § 106 designates September 17 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.

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Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, September 18-20, 2019

Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar

Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. This engaging workshop and seminar on le...

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How Washington and Congress work

For more than 40 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been teaching professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs about the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them. 

Our courses and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more.

TheCapitol.Net encompasses a dynamic team of more than 150 faculty members and authors, all of whom are independent subject matter experts and veterans in their fields who know how Washington and Congress workTM

We have worked with hundreds of clients across the country to develop and produce a wide variety of custom, on-site training programs. All courses, seminars, and workshops can be tailored to align with your organization’s educational objectives and presented on-site at your location.

TheCapitol.Net is a non-partisan small business.

Custom Training

Upcoming Schedule of Courses

 - Congressional Operations Briefing - Capitol Hill Workshop

 - Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing

 - Legislative Drafting Workshop: Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments
Capitol Learning Audio CoursesTM

You have two cows. The government….

The United States Constitution and Declaration of Independence

Books and Publications
-- Citizen's Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials
-- Common Sense Rules of Advocacy
-- Congressional Directory
-- Congressional Operations Poster 

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Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tue:12:00 – 1:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thu:12:00 – 1:00 PM
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