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2018 Constituent Service Democracy Award Finalist

Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

Editorials

July 16, 2018 Editorial

The people of America are today observing a very disturbing state of affairs for our nation.

June 6, 2018 Editorial

Today, many in our nation feel divided, angry and uncertain.

But this Memorial Day weekend it’s important to remember that soldiers are not divided between Democrats and Republicans or liberals and conservatives — soldiers are American, as we are all Americans.

They put their country before themselves and if necessary give their lives in the name of our freedom.

May 25, 2018 Editorial

On yesterday, the same day that the NFL announced that it would penalize players for taking a knee during the national anthem, a video surfaced showing Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown being mistreated by Milwaukee police officers.

April 19, 2018 Editorial

Recent revelations that Facebook allowed the data of 87 million of its American users to be highjacked and misused for partisan political purposes by online predators highlights the need for Congress to take swift action to address the need for digital privacy.

March 2, 2018 Editorial

As we prepare to take in the Academy Awards, which turn 90 on Sunday, a recent report from UCLA shows while we’ve made some progress with diversity in Hollywood, we have long way to go.

When the Oscar nominations came out in 2015, not a single actor nominated for any lead or supporting role was a person of color.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life – Oscar Wilde 1889

December 19, 2017 Editorial

No person holding any office of trust shall, without the consent of Congress, accept any present Emolument of any kind whatsoever from any king, prince or foreign state.

The Emoluments Clause – Article 1 Section 9.8 of the Constitution – is clear and unambiguous.

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