The mission of the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress is to increase the understanding of Congress—“the People’s Branch” of government— its role in making policy; its powers, processes and responsibilities.
With every new Congress, the House and the Senate set their biggest priorities for their terms in the very first bills they introduce. Typically, these priorities focus on fundamental American interests. But this year’s first Senate bill, S.1....
Arab American Inst.With just over half the data in, 2017's hate crime count already exceeds the total for 2016 (1st 3-year consecutive annual increase since 2001). Once the full count's in, we could see the biggest single-year hate crime increase ever recorded in FBI stats
Snapshots: American Citizens Discriminated Against at the Israeli Border
The Arab American Institute is collecting stories of American citizens who have been harassed, detained, or deported when attempting to enter Israel or Palestine. Here are...
Study makes strong case that president’s Twitter activity encourages anti-Muslim crimes
Arab American Inst.“They found that the spike in hate crimes did occur mainly in U.S. counties that had high Twitter usage, and this link only showed up after the start of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.” buff.ly/2KkkRtN #ReportHate