Entries by Gloria Story Dittus

How CBC Week Helps Build a Stronger America

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (CBCF) kicks off in Washington this week. The five-day event brings together many of the nation’s leading elected officials, industry leaders, subject matter experts, students and concerned citizens to advance CBCF’s goal of building a world in which all communities have an equal voice in public policy […]

The Uncertainty Caused by the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling on American Businesses

Through their rulings, the conservative-leaning Supreme Court indicates how the court views the relationship between the three branches of government. It also reveals where they believe the decision should lie on establishing new precedent – examining what should be a state versus federal issue and what should be a congressional versus constitutional issue.

Where Americans Stand on Gun Control

Gun control policies have been a longstanding debate among Americans throughout our history. It remains one of the most difficult and controversial political issues in modern times. We know the statistics all too well. Mass shootings have been on the rise in recent years, but has public opinion changed due to the increase, and what […]

Recognizing Women Journalists in the Nation’s Capital

The annual Washington Women in Journalism Awards, hosted jointly by Washingtonian and Story Partners, honors the outstanding women journalists here in our nation’s capital. This year, we are thrilled to honor four of Washington’s top female political reporters. ABC’s Martha Raddatz with the Hall of Fame Achievement Award CNN’s Kaitlan Collins as Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television The Washington Post’s Kathleen Parker as […]