It Happened on Medium

The last two weeks in politics on Medium

Caroline McCain
The Medium Blog
2 min readOct 4, 2016


1. Senator

says that Wells Fargo is a perfect example of Wall Street’s corrupt business model.

2. Senator

says that the president’s reasons for vetoing the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) don’t add up.


tells stories about three women who have changed her life and then shares what she’s learned as a working mother while laying out her policies around paid family leave, equal pay, and affordable child care.

4. Senator

asks if the next Supreme Court justice will restore balance to an overwhelmingly pro-business court.

5. House Majority Leader

argues that the Obama administration’s overtime rule hurts workers.


says all workers should have access to paid sick days.

7. Congressman John Lewis writes this post for

on the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

8. Senator

publishes an open letter promising veterans she will always have their back, and in another post calls for making birth control available over the counter without a prescription.


breaks down who all the Simpsons characters would be voting for, if Springfield were real.

10. Senator

launches the Senate Opportunity Coalition, alongside four other Republican senators.



Caroline McCain
The Medium Blog

VA→NC→DC. Digital / Politics. Looking for the next adventure.