#politics | Coronavirus gets political: Trump, Dems exchange barbs as US prepares for potential crisis

As the coronavirus has swept around the world, sickening and killing thousands, the U.S. government’s response to the crisis has become gripped by political infighting between President Trump and Democrats. One of the highest-profile confrontations has been the fight over funding to combat the outbreak. Trump requested $2.5 billion in funding from Congress for the…

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#politics | Trailblazers of Black Political History

In 2018 voters elected the most diverse Congress in our country’s history, including a number of members whose victories represent milestones in black history: Jahana Hayes, the first black woman to represent Connecticut; Lauren Underwood, the youngest black woman ever elected to the House of Representatives. (Stacey Abrams would’ve become…

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