More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced a ban on transgender Americans serving in our military via Twitter.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed new sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran with a vote of 419-3.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement ahead of the Senate’s scheduled procedural vote on healthcare today.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) today announced Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after reports that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would provide compromising information about Hillary Clinton, after having been informed that the material was part of a Russian government effort to influence the election.
Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) is calling on the North Carolina Board of Elections to protect voter’s privacy and security. Following President Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity’s request for voter’s full names, dates of birth, and partial social security numbers, Rep. Adams sent a letter to Kim Westbrook Strach, Executive Director of the North Carolina Board of Elections, urging North Carolina to join a bipartisan group of states who have refused to turn this information over to the commission.
Noting that the NC Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.”
“They see it as a disadvantage to themselves; they won’t do it,” Adams (D-NC-13) said in a telephone interview recently, referring to redrawing legislative voting districts in time for a special election this year.
Capitol Hill seems a swamp where partisan throat-grabbing is routine. But peek behind the angry speeches and taunts, and there’s a quiet effort afoot to promote bipartisanship among ambitious up-and-coming interns.
Nasya Blackwell arrived on Capitol Hill in May expecting Democrats and Republicans to constantly be at each others throats, just like it seems on television news shows.
Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.
If the Senate health care plan becomes law, no state’s residents would fare worse than North Carolina, according to a new study on the proposed bill.
That includes 1.3 million people in North Carolina, according to a new study – the fourth-most in the nation, and the highest percentage of people losing coverage in any state.
Democrats were quick to jump on the news.