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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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Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, September 25, 2019

How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos

Do you need to improve your writing skills? This intensive one-day course helps you, and your staff, understand t...

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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. Our Pocket Constitution is available for purchase in multiples of 25 copies with Free Shipping. Single copies are available for $5 each including s...

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Congressional Procedure
A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress

By Richard A. Arenberg
Foreword by Alan S. Frumin

Congressional Procedure explains the legislative and congressional budget processes along with all aspects of Congress.

"A clear explanation of the workin...

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Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials

Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress – A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots Advocates

By Bradford Fitch

Practical guidance how to prepare for and meet with elected officials and staff, how to write effective letters and...

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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.

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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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