Category Archives: Congress

Congressman: Bitcoin Must Be Banned Because It Threatens To ‘Take Power’ From The U.S. Federal Reserve

Billy Bambrough in Forbes – Bitcoin has long been called a threat to the existing financial system and the central banks that run it—though these claims have in the past been largely fringe ideas. Now, U.S. Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Congress, Controversial

Would Democrats Really Face A Backlash If They Impeached Trump?

Perry Bacon Jr. of FivethirtyEight – Some rank-and-file congressional Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Even Democrats who don’t favor impeachment, such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have suggested that Trump’s behavior could be impeachment-worthy, pointing to his … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Impeachment

Maxine Waters wields gavel on powerful committee, but freshmen could make it challenging

By Jim Puzzanghera of the Washington Bureau of the Los Angeles Times – Rep. Maxine Waters had toiled 28 years in Congress for the moment last month when she presided over the powerful House Financial Services Committee for the first time as its chairwoman — and she wanted to make … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrats, Finance, House of Representatives

White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Demographics, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender, House of Representatives, income, Millennials, Pew Research, Political parties, Racism, Religion, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

Can Republicans Bridge the Gender Gap?

By Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report – One of the bigger challenges for Republican congressional candidates this year is to win over women voters who don’t like President Trump.  And, the number of women who don’t like Trump, especially those … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Congress, Elections, House of Representatives, Republicans, Senate