New Congress to Require All Bills to Cite Constitution

By Dr. Steve Frank

I heard from Publius 2.0 recently. He’s feeling bullish about 2011, expecting sales of The Federalist Papers to soar on Capitol Hill.

That’s because the incoming Republican House leadership – Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier, and Transition Team Chairman Greg Walden – have issued a Memorandum recommending that classic text to members of the 112th Congress and their staffs.