Incoming Congress

Incoming Congress

To Swear In, Ilhan Omar Lands in Airport Where She First Arrived as a Refugee

Incoming Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar flew into the DC airport on her way to take her oath of office first Somali-American refugee elected to Congress.
Marie Solis
1.3.19
Incoming Congress

Outgoing Senator Calls Ocasio-Cortez a 'Bright Shiny New Object'

In a recent interview, outgoing Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill said she doesn't understand the hype surrounding Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Marie Solis
12.26.18
Incoming Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Pay Her Interns 'At Least' $15 an Hour

The incoming New York congresswoman is trying to disrupt a status quo where just 3.6 percent of House Democrats pay their interns.
Marie Solis
12.5.18
Incoming Congress

Incoming Congresswomen Are Forming a 'Moms in the House' Caucus

Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz told Politico she plans to create an informal "Moms in the House" caucus to change some accepted protocol in Congress and make it more amenable to parents.
Marie Solis
11.26.18
Incoming Congress

The Rules of Congress Are Changing With Its Members

As Congress becomes more diverse, many of its longstanding rules—like a ban on religious headwear—are starting to change.
Marie Solis
11.20.18
Incoming Congress

Why Everyone's Obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Instagram Stories

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is teaching Americans about the inner-workings of our government on social media.
Marie Solis
11.16.18
Incoming Congress

Fox News Host Calls Ocasio-Cortez 'Young Lady' Who 'Doesn't Understand' Business

Fox News host Stuart Varney said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's concerns about Amazon's new headquarters in New York City prove she "doesn't understand a growing business."
Marie Solis
11.14.18