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Welcome to the Most Diverse Congress Yet

By Chris Hoenig Congress is still predominantly white and predominantly male, but the 114th Congress, sworn in on Tuesday, is the most diverse ever. There are 535 elected seats on Capitol Hill—435 in the House, 100 in Senate. In the House, three women are making history: New Jersey Democrat Bonnie…

The 'War on Whites'

By Chris Hoenig The Democratic Party is waging a “war on whites,” according to one U.S. congressman. Representative Mo Brooks, a Republican representing Alabama’s 5th congressional district, told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that he doesn’t believe that Republicans are hurting their standing with Latinosthe fastest-growing demographic in the United…