Graphs, Maps and Data Visualizations

The Governing Majority

Once again, the governing majority rears its head. Over the past 2 years, House Speaker Boehner has needed help from Democrats time and time again in order to responsibly govern.

The grip of the Tea Party is oh so tight. #BoehnerNeedsDems

Executive Actions On Immigration

Since 1956, eleven Presidents, from both parties, have signed executive actions providing immigration relief.

Precedent on this issue has been established and the President has the constitutional authority to provide such relief. 

Minimum Wage Increase

1 in 5 who live in my district (56,000 people) would benefit from having the minimum wage increased to $10.10.  These are the working poor in America, who work full time jobs, yet are still struggling to make it. They deserve a raise.

To see the full map visit Oxfam.

Percentage Uninsured in the U.S by Quarter

From Vox: America’s uninsured rate appears to have leveled off at 13.4 percent since Obamacare’s open enrollment ended, new Gallup data showed Thursday.

The uninsured rate for the last quarter of 2013 was 17.1 percent. That means there’s been a 22 percent drop over the last five months in people who lack health insurance coverage.

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