Tag Archives: U.S. House of Representatives
Posted on14. Jun, 2013 by Stevie.
Here is someone in government you don’t hear about too often. U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin has announced her resignation from her post. She will officially leave her office in July. Deputy Surgeon General Boris Lushniak will fill Benjamin’s role until a replacement is found. Benjamin has served under President Obama since 2009. Surprisingly, the surgeon [...]
Posted on09. May, 2013 by Stevie.
The state of South Carolina ought to be ashamed of itself, well the 1st Congressional district to be specific. Former Gov. Mark Sanford won his old House seat against Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the sister of Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central’s ‘The Colbert Report’. Sanford launched into international infamy in 2009 when he took a sabbatical from [...]
Posted on10. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have served their time in the political light for the time being. The U.S. Treasury Department has done its homework and found that the musical power couple did indeed have a government-issued license to visit Cuba earlier this month. So, the couple’s excursion was not technically a “wedding anniversary trip,” but rather an [...]
Posted on01. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
If I never believed in an alternate universe, that thought was shattered this past weekend. I now know that at least one member of Congress is the newest resident on another planet. I heard a clip of Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) doing a radio interview last week. In it, he referenced his childhood in California [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) is not here to sugarcoat how she feels about her work in Congress or what she would like to see done in the White House. Fudge, whose district is in the Cleveland area, is the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. The group is made up of 42 representatives who advocate [...]