Congressional wealth is reported annually, and even though they have access to the same investments as the American public, they are far wealthier. How does the wealth of House and Senate representatives compare to their constituents’ wealth?
1992 was deemed “The Year of the Woman” because there were 7 female Senators elected. Twenty years later, we have almost tripled that number. In fact, did you know that 20% of the 2013 Senate will be made up of women? NerdWallet explains why this election is historic and who these women are.
The SOPA Blackout turned out to be one of the largest protests in history which had the effect of stalling two of the most terrifying censorship bill to ever pass through the United States Congress. This infographic from Frugal Dad recounts that momentous day for social media users in tweets, emails and calls.
SOPA is a new bill introduced in congress that will allow the U.S government power to block certain sites and links from internet users in the States. This infographic from AmericanCensorship shows how this bill can affect the privacy of internet users in the U.S and how it crosses the boundaries of censorship.