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5 key congressional races to watch on March 17

5 key congressional races to watch on March 17

Despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, three of the four states scheduled to hold presidential primaries this Tuesday, March 17, will go ahead as planned (Ohio will not). In Illinois, the Democratic presidential race won’t be the only one on the ballot. In addition to its presidential primary, Illinois also has a slate of congressional…
Could a congressional amendment have stopped Trump from striking against Iran?

Could a congressional amendment have stopped Trump from striking against Iran?

In the wake of the airstrike against Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani this week, progressive backlash is cropping up — not only over the strike itself, but also over lawmakers’ past attempts to prevent it. Some on the left argue that an amendment proposed last year could have blocked the strike from happening — if…
The Real Women Of Hidden Figures Will Receive Congressional Gold Medals

The Real Women Of Hidden Figures Will Receive Congressional Gold Medals

The secretary of the treasury will determine the design for each of the Hidden Figures gold medals, with the medals being awarded posthumously to Jackson and Vaughn. As a result, Vaughan’s award will be displayed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Jackson’s medal will be presented to her granddaughter, Wanda…
Ben Stiller returns to SNL to roast Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony

Ben Stiller returns to SNL to roast Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony

Saturday Night Live had plenty of fodder to work with in parodying the last week of news, but in the end, writers decided to kick the show off with everyone’s favorite target: former Trump fixer and stooge, Michael Cohen. In Saturday’s cold open, actor Ben Stiller reprises his role as Cohen in a spoof of…

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