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COI Resources Topic: Organizing a Hearing

Do's and Don'ts of an Oversight Hearing

March 23, 2018

Some helpful ways of thinking about investigations. Oversight isn’t just another day at the office.

Framing Questions: What to Ask, How to Ask It, and How to Follow Up

March 23, 2018

Strong questions are the foundation of good oversight, but aren’t necessarily intuitive. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your questions.

General Resources

March 23, 2018

Additional resources on congressional oversight complied by the Congressional Research Service.