Tweeting Scared: Congressional Crisis Communication and Constrained Capacity
Congress isn’t a stranger to crises, political or otherwise. Lawmakers have overseen wars, managed recessions, responded to a global pandemic, and experienced the horrors of an insurrection. But as The New Yorker described it recently, many of the crises Congress faces today are self-imposed and a function of how the institution operates. This book considers how the staff and professionals that drive the daily operations of Congress have adapted to meet the rapid pace of news and information.