“Who are you and who do you work for?”: Internship Wrap-Up

On my walk from the Capitol South metro station on my first day of work, a wave of familiarity washed over me. Seeing familiar sights like a broken escalator at the station, the House office buildings, interns hurrying to work, and the dome of the Capitol building, I felt at ease and as if nothing […]

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS: Wilbur Ross, nominee for Secretary of Commerce

This is a special view on the confirmation hearings provided by POPVOX interns from Brown University. We hope you enjoy and learn from their fresh perspective and front-row seat on Capitol Hill.     On Wednesday, January 18, the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for […]

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS: Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy nominee

This is a special view on the confirmation hearings provided by POPVOX interns from Brown University. We hope you enjoy and learn from their fresh perspective and front-row seat on Capitol Hill. On Thursday, January 19, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary […]

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish: Internship Wrap-Up

Way back in late May, I started interning here at POPVOX. It’s hard to believe it, but a whirlwind of 10 weeks has passed, and I’ll be heading home soon. To commemorate a fantastic summer, I’ve put together a list of the top ten things I learned. 1. Navigating the Capitol got easier. Throwback to […]