Eleanor Holmes Norton
Visualize two extremely liberal senators joining Mitch McConnell in the upper chamber.
We owe our current "moment of reckoning" to women like Eleanor Holmes Norton, a civil rights icon who held the first public hearings on sexism and discrimination in the US. Broadly spoke to Norton about how we got from there to where we are today.
On Capitol Hill, a few Democrats and Republicans are coming together to push for marijuana legalization. Do they have a shot?
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton plans to introduce a bill to help close the gender wage gap by forbidding employers from asking the salary history of job candidates.
The United States capital was built to be symbolic of all the things that defined America to the world. It still is, except that means income inequality, unchecked poverty, and yapping douchebags on cell phones.
Nothing will make you want to light up more than having to sit through a series of white guys passing judgment on DC’s new marijuana law.