On Nov. 6th, eligible voters across the United States voted for the entire House of Representatives and 1/3 of the Senate. The Republican Party kept control of the Senate, which was expected as Democrats were mostly defending seats and few Republicans were up for re-election. The House of Representatives, the more responsive body of Congress, is now under Democratic control… Continue reading "The Biggest Wins and Losses for Democrats in 2018"
Month: November 2018
On September 27, 2018, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about an alleged sexual assault by now-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. I watched both testimonies. As a young woman, it showed me that women will be silenced and held to a different standard while a man can act with blatant disrespect and still be appointed to the highest court in… Continue reading "The Message Brett Kavanaugh’s Appointment Sends"
“There’s a Reason Why they’re Selling out in Houston, Texas Tonight”: FOX News’ Bill Hemmer Talks Journalism and Midterm Madness
FOX News Anchor Bill Hemmer is precisely as you’d imagine him: affable, humor-filled, and abundantly knowledgeable on the give-and-take of the Washingtonian political paradigm. After co-anchoring the three-hour broadcast of FOX’s long-running news program, America’s Newsroom, the Emmy winner spoke candidly with me, recalling his third-world travel that propelled him into the media limelight, and gave his scoop on how… Continue reading "“There’s a Reason Why they’re Selling out in Houston, Texas Tonight”: FOX News’ Bill Hemmer Talks Journalism and Midterm Madness"