237 episodes

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 Jennifer Briney

    • Government
    • 4.9, 17 Ratings

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

    Minerals are the New Oil

    Minerals are the New Oil

    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.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Thank You COVID Travelers

    Thank You COVID Travelers

    In this bonus thank you episode, Jen is feeling like it's March all over again and discusses options for continuing life and travel during the never ending COVID crisis before thanking the Congressional Dish producers. She also recalls getting arrested in front of the White House, a vastly different experience in the Obama years compared to what the brave protestors are experiencing during the reign of Trump.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Proxy Voting

    Proxy Voting

    The House of Representatives is now allowing absent members to vote via members who are physically present on the House floor, in a process called proxy voting, for the first time in US History. In this episode, we examine the unnecessary, unprecedented changes to the way the House passes bills that might also be unconstitutional.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Thank You COVID-Move

    Thank You COVID-Move

    Jen just moved to Southern California to join her family in a COVID-safe life pod. In this bonus "thank you" episode, she updates you on how moving went during a pandemic spiced with nationwide protests, and the producers of the show are thanked for keeping Congressional Dish alive. Conversation topics include avoiding fame, some disturbing truths about doctors, bayonets, barking dogs, and, of course, Chipotle.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Dingleberries Against Police Brutality

    Dingleberries Against Police Brutality

    As the U.S. erupted in protests against police brutality, the House Democrats wrote the Justice in Policing Act. In this episode, we see how the bill would limit the transfer of military equipment to cops, create a public database for information about cops, ban no-knock raids on our homes, and limit the qualified immunity that allows cops to use violence with impunity. We also look at The Dingleberry Method, which is the best play for Democrats to use if they want any of this to become law.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    COVID-19 Testimony

    COVID-19 Testimony

    When Congress (finally) returned from their COVIDcation, experts in medicine, vaccine development, law, and business testified under oath. In this episode, hear the highlights from 17 hours of that expert testimony during which you'll learn about a concerning new vaccine development policy, Mitch McConnell's dangerous demands for the next COVID-19 response law, and how Republicans and Democrats failed for the last two decades to secure the nation's medical mask supply.

    • 1 hr 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Sweet Moonbeam ,

CONGRESSIONAL DISH

I saw you on JESSE VENTURA on RT...oct 25
I love your brain...keep it coming

Damn you rott! ,

Every American should be listening to this!

This podcast makes information about congress fun, exciting and easy to digest.

Disloyal Royal ,

Great Insight into the American Legislative Process

Great way to learn about the inner workings of Congress. You can really feel the indignation when flimflammery is discovered!

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