We all know about the influence of money in politics. This study used a novel approach to look at this influence. Using plagiarism software, it found that lobbyist's *exact language* ended up in legislation. And the effect was compounded depending on donations to candidates and legislators.
As I travel the district and talk to constituents, I keep hearing from veterans that after they return home from their service, they do not receive the support and services owed them and that they deserve after their service to our country.
As a candidate for Congress, I often get asked why I am running. And I tell people, I have #10000reasons - The stories I’ve heard from the 10000 patients I have cared for over my two decades in practice as a family physician.
18 school shootings in the US since January 1. 18 times that children found themselves in harm's way in a place that should be a sanctuary. 18 times that parents waited, terrified, hoping and praying that their children were safe. And 18 times that we are hearing about "thoughts and prayers" while our Congress does nothing to protect us and our families.
I’m proud to be a leader of the WilcoIndivisible chapter of Indivisible. This level of activism has been a great outlet over the last year for all the frustration I’ve felt about the actions of our government.
Voting rights is one of my top campaign issues. As a Voter Registrar for many years in a state with restrictive voter ID laws, I am very passionate about this issue.
People sometimes ask why we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. day? Or how should we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. day? Why it still so important after all the “changes” that have been made to this country?
I've been thinking a lot about the President's "shithole" comments and how I feel about them. And how I feel is sad.
I need to take a minute to talk to you about the AHCA in light of today's CBO score.
This morning, I woke up to a comment on my Campaign Facebook page stating that anyone who was "stupid" enough to believe in the pay gap "myth" deserved to be "laughed off the stage".
During the course of the campaign for the May 2017 elections, I've had the pleasure of getting to know Jaquita Wilson, who is running for the Georgetown School Board.
While at a political meeting, I engaged in a discussion about women in politics with another woman.