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This Week’s Window On Congress

July 10, 2017 • Iziah Thompson
The Week of Monday, July 10, 2017 Congress is tackling bills this week that range widely, from one that ensures a huge military budget, to a bill addressing global sex trafficking. The three bills that DailyClout chose for you to watch are the National …

AHCA Will Be Voted On After Independence Day

June 30, 2017 • Naomi Wolf
Hey all — big news. The AHCA, the Republicans’ health care bill, has had a postponement on the vote….leadership announced that the vote is pushed back till after the holiday. Maybe all of that citizen feedback — including the fact that you can FIND …

Smithsonian Women’s Museum To Be Constructed

June 30, 2017 • Bhavani Pitti
From Naomi’s inbox, by Alex Gangitano at RollCall.com: “A total of two-hundred twenty-seven House members have signed to the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act (H.B. 19) as of this week. ‘In the most hostile Congress in history, we have found somet …

Wolves of Wall Street, On the Loose?

June 28, 2017 • Iziah Thompson
While the nation’s attention was focused on James Comey giving his testimony about his departure as director of the FBI, the House passed the Financial Choice Act, which makes major changes to rules established after the 2008 financial meltdown. This b …

Pork Barrel Politics: New Laws Silence and Fine Critics of Animal Abuse

June 21, 2017 • Anjali Pitti
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian,” stated rock legend Paul McCartney in 2009. Most people know about the growing uproar around the ethics of producing and consuming animal products. With the rise of the vegetarian and …

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