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Congressional Dish is a twice-monthly podcast that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jennifer Briney will fill you in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives. Hosted by @JenBriney. Links to information sources available at www.congressionaldish.com

Congressional Dish is a twice-monthly podcast that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jennifer Briney will fill you in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives. Hosted by @JenBriney. Links to information sources available at www.congressionaldish.com

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Congressional Dish is a twice-monthly podcast that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jennifer Briney will fill you in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives. Hosted by @JenBriney. Links to information sources available at www.congressionaldish.com

Twitter:

@JenBriney

Language:

English

Contact:

(339) 707-0307


Episodes

CD228: The Second Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump

2/28/2021
Donald Trump was acquitted of "Incitement of Insurrection" at the end of his second impeachment trial. Many seem to think this result was inevitable, but that wasn't the case. In this episode, by examining the evidence and how it was presented by the House Impeachment Managers, learn how the trial could have been structured to provide the possibility of a different outcome. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick...

Duration:01:37:34

Thank You Sludge

2/21/2021
After an introduction to Sludge, a fantastic independent journalism outlet that investigates Congress, Jen thanks all the producers who make Congressional Dish possible. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536 Please make checks payable to Congressional...

Duration:01:17:45

CD227: Coronabus Health Care

2/14/2021
The 116th Congress finished their reign by passing every section of government funding into law with COVID relief attached. In this episode, learn about the new COVID relief law after you hear about a surprise dingleberry that promises to end surprise medical billing in the United States. That's right! Something good happened! Find out in this episode how the new provisions will positively affect you. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick...

Duration:01:51:19

No Thank You, Project Owl

2/8/2021
On a sad day, Jen provides some follow up to past episodes including correcting a possible mistake about the capitol storm story, an update on the congressional COVID count, and we get a confirmation on a suspicion we had about Google rigging their search results to favor corporate news sources. After the updates, Jen thanks all the wonderful souls who produce Congressional Dish. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick...

Duration:02:15:03

CD226: The 116th Lame Duck

1/25/2021
We just lived through the craziest lame duck period - the time between when the President and members of Congress keep their power after being fired in an election - in United States history. In this episode, we look at everything that happened, from start to finish. That was literally one Hell of a ride. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay...

Duration:02:04:40

Thank You for Failing, Capitol Stormers

1/9/2021
2021 is off to quite a 2020 start! In this bonus thank you episode, Jen starts the show sharing a summary of and her thoughts about the January 6th storming of the election certification in Congress by President Donald Trump's misguided supporters and then thanks the producers who have ensured that this podcast exists to cover such insane events in Congress. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash...

Duration:01:42:32

CD225: Targets of the Free Marketeers

12/20/2020
While the focus of the world has been on the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has been busy preparing a war authorization for the incoming Joe Biden administration. In this episode, we examine the advice given to Congress in nine recent hearings to learn which countries are on the World Trade System naughty list, as Jen prepares to read the NDAA that's soon to become law. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash...

Duration:01:57:34

Thank You Hawley and Sanders

12/13/2020
At the end of a frustrating week observing mind-boggling congressional disfunction, Jen rages against the monster preventing COVID relief for working people and small businesses, updates us on the status of government funding, previews the episodes to be produced at the start of the 117th Congress, reviews the results of the 2020 Election, explains why worrying about The Great Reset is a waste of brain power, and thanks the wonderful community of humans who produce Congressional...

Duration:01:32:52

CD224: Social Media Censorship

11/29/2020
Everyone who uses Facebook, Google, and Twitter has probably noticed the disappearance of posts and the appearance of labels, especially during the 2020 election season. In this episode, hear the highlights from six recent House and Senate hearings where executives from the social media giants and experts on social media testified about the recent changes. The incoming 117th Congress is promising to make new laws that will affect our social media experiences; these conversations are where...

Duration:01:24:35

Thank You Alaska

11/23/2020
The Election is still not over but we did get some more results. In this bonus "thank you" episode, get updated on the election news before we thank the CD producers who are making this podcast possible. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536 Please make...

Duration:01:21:34

CD223: Election 2020: The Empire Returns

11/15/2020
The election is... Actually not quite over but we have to record this episode sometime. In this episode, a breakdown of the notable winners and losers. Did we fire them all? Or... Any of them? Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536 Please make checks...

Duration:01:18:18

CD222: 116th Congress Performance Review

10/31/2020
In the last episode before the 2020 election, let's take a comprehensive look at what went on in the 116th Congress, a divided Congress during which the House of Representatives was controlled for the first time since Congressional Dish began by the Democratic Party. It was a chaotic two years, with a series of unprecedented events. Did our Congress serve us well in these crazy times? Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick...

Duration:01:21:32

Thank You Hidden Difference Makers

10/19/2020
Congress has been doing a whole lot of nothing for us since the last episode so this bonus "thank you" episode is all about the producers. Thank you for keeping the show alive! Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536 Please make checks payable to...

Duration:01:13:40

CD221: Kicking the Funding Can

10/12/2020
Surprise, surprise! Congress failed to fund the government on time again. In this episode, discover the hidden secrets in the bill that temporarily funds the government and the politics behind the dingleberries that hitched a ride into law. Executive Producer: Brooks Rogers Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions...

Duration:01:11:38

Thank You Green Room

10/5/2020
The Green Room is live! In this bonus thank you episode, learn how producers can access a private podcast feed only for Congressional Dish insiders before getting updates on government funding, non-existent COVID relief, and the Supreme Court nomination. Note: This episode was recorded four hours before President Trump revealed his COVID-19 diagnosis. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash...

Duration:01:26:39

CD220: Postal Service Sabotage

9/7/2020
The mail has been slow this summer, no doubt about it, but did the Trump administration slow the mail down on purpose in order to interfere with mail-in voting? In this episode, listen to highlights of recent emergency Congressional hearings in order to learn what's really going on at USPS. The sabotage is real, but the situation is different from what you probably think. Special guest: Alexis Claypool Glaser Executive Producer: Jose Huerta Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick...

Duration:02:06:09

Thank You Indentured Firefighters

8/28/2020
In the middle of a historically intense week, Jen records this bonus “thank you” episode to thank Congressional Dish producers and rant about the state of the country. Topics include fires, murders, riots, strikes, COVID, and a surprisingly intense hurricane. It’s a very 2020 episode. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail...

Duration:01:17:47

CD219: Oversights of CARES

8/16/2020
COVID still rages, CARES Act provisions have expired, and Congress is on another vacation. In this episode, by piecing together information discovered in six CARES Act oversight hearings, find out what problems weren’t solved by the CARES Act, what happened to the CARES Act money, and get an idea of what is possible in the next COVID relief bill... If there is one. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash...

Duration:01:46:29

Thank You John Lewis

8/14/2020
In this bonus "thank you" episode, Jen shares a goodbye letter from Rep. John Lewis, updates the list of the COVID infected in Congress, and reads lots of excellent, information rich comments from the Congressional Dish producers. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here PayPalClick hereZelleDonation@congressionaldish.comVenmoCash AppDonation@congressionaldish.comUse your bank’s online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576,...

Duration:01:38:31

CD218: Minerals are the New Oil

7/31/2020
Rare earth minerals are essential ingredients for many of the technologies that are important today and will be key in the future. In this episode, we learn about a new global economy being created around rare minerals and how the United States can catch up to the commanding lead that China has established in dominating the mineral dependent industries. Executive Producer: Coffee Infused Nerd Executive Producer: David Dear Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Click here...

Duration:01:36:05