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"
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"