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Current Events Assignment: Congressional News


We have started to discuss the role of Congress in our government. You're task is to locate a current events article that talks about Congress in some way. You can find articles that examine laws that Congress is currently considering or has already passed, articles that examine the relationship between Congress and the other two branches of government, or article that highlight whether or not the American people are satisfied with the performance of Congress.

  1. Locate an article that involves Congress
  2. Be sure to read the article. Use the internet to look up terms, issues, or people that you are unfamiliar with.
  3. Bring the article to class with you on Thursday.

Possible sites to find articles about Congress:

http://news.yahoo.com/congress/
http://www.politico.com/congress/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/gJQArkxgtW_topic.html
http://www.usnews.com/topics/subjects/congress
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/c/congress/index.html
http://articles.latimes.com/keyword/congress-u-s