David Hawkings

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What’s the 25th Amendment?
 

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What’s a Filibuster?
 

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What Is the Debt Ceiling?
 

Congress has a number of pending deadlines when it returns to D.C. after Labor Day, and committing to paying the government’s bills is one of them. Senior editor David Hawkings lays out what it means to raise the debt limit, and how it's separate from the debate over funding the government.

David Hawkings' Whiteboard: What Would Impeachment Look Like?
 

David Hawkings' Whiteboard: How Congress' Schedule Works
 

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: How Appropriations Is Supposed to Work

Lessons from 44 Years of Special Investigations
 

Roll Call's David Hawkings decodes the history of independent investigations into Oval Office scandals.

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Trump’s Next Budget Battle Begins Soon

The whiteboard is back! Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings looks past the current battle to fund the government to sketch out President Donald Trump’s next budget task – funding the government for fiscal 2018. His ambitions are big, find out how likely they are to get accomplished.

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