On Tuesday night, former Michigan State Representative Rashida Tlaib made history. Tlaib won the Democratic primary election in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. She will run unopposed in the general election, and is thus set to become the first Muslim woman—and the first Palestinian-American woman—to ever be…
The Washington Post recently explained that, based on the number of octogenarians currently serving, this is the oldest U.S. Senate ever. It may feel like the Senate has always been full of wizened elders, but this is actually a very recent development:
A second woman who worked for Michigan Representative John Conyers has come forward to accuse him of sexually harassing her on three occasions while she worked for him.
Rep. John Conyers Jr., the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee and a civil rights icon from Michigan, announced Sunday he is stepping down from the post while investigations continue into allegations that he paid off a former employee who accused him of sexual harassment.