Archive for December 2018

‘Congress wasn’t built for members like me’

It didn’t take long for Katie Porter to collide with the reality of serving in Congress as a single mother of three. First the newly-elected Democrat from California had to scramble to line up babysitting so she could make it cross-country for freshman orientation. Then, within hours of arriving in D.C., two sessions were scheduled…

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Lack of minority staffers threatens to hobble 2020 Democrats

Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in the early stages of assembling campaign staffs are running into an uncomfortable truth: Among the already small pool of capable operatives, there’s an even smaller pool of nonwhite campaign managers and senior advisers. Read more at Politico

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