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Bridget Todd
The Medium Blog
2 min readAug 18, 2016



makes the case for his candidacy, talking to voters “who want a candidate to vote for — not just someone to vote against.”


writes to young people who are undocumented, encourages them to apply for DACA benefits, and says she plans to introduce immigration reform in her first 100 days in office.

3. Rep.

writes about the importance of the NATO alliance and how it has preserved freedom and security for countries around the world.

4. United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

writes about expanding the nation’s housing market recovery and HUD’s commitment to increasing Black homeownership.

5. Senator

shares about what it was like seeing Israel’s critical security needs first hand in a recent trip to the country.

6. President

releases his playlist of songs for the summer and shares his 2016 summer reading list. follows suit with his own playlist.

7. Senator

dishes about his recent visits to central and southern Utah, meeting with a diverse array of Utahns who work in rural areas.

8. Secretary

led the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the Olympics and recaps his visit here, while the publishes a photo essay from the trip.

9. Senator

releases an exclusive, unclassified report containing information on Guantanamo detainees that either have been or plan to be released.

10. Sen.

recaps his trip around the state of New Jersey, visiting all 21 counties in seven days.



Bridget Todd
The Medium Blog

Host, iHeartRadio’s There Are No Girls on the Internet podcast. Social change x The Internet x Underrepresented Voices