Rep. Xochitl Torres Small on Her First Year in Congress

COURIER is sitting down with freshman members of Congress to get their take on what their first year was like, what they wish they knew when they started, and what surprised them most.  Rep. Xochitl Torres Small represents New Mexico’s second district, which covers the southern half of the state and is the fifth largest...

A New York Rep Wanted to Know How Slow the Internet Was In His District. More Than 1,000 Replied.

Rep. Anthony Brindisi is gathering stories data to make the need for high-speed broadband in rural America clear.

Rep. Spanberger Is Making Friends In The Last Places You’d Expect

Freshman Rep. Abigail Spanberger explains how she works across the aisle.

As Middle East Wars Linger Into Next Generation, Calls to Restore War-making Powers to Congress Increase

A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers with differing political ideologies are making the argument that Congress must reclaim its constitutional responsibility to declare war and authorize the use of military force from the executive branch. “We have been at war in the Middle East for nearly two decades, under authorizations for use of military force...

What Is Really Preventing Progress in Washington

Freshman Rep. Tom Malinowski talks about how he’s worked across the aisle to get things done, with sneakers and “ties of shame.”

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The Opioid Crisis Requires Bold Action. One New Jersey Lawmaker Is Ready.

Rep. Andy Kim gets backing from key groups for his legislation that aims to help end the opioid crisis.

How the U.S.- China Phase One Deal and USMCA impact Iowans

Rep. Cindy Axne explains what the trade deals mean for her district.