Carolyn Presutti is an Emmy, Silver World Medal, AP Broadcaster’s Best of Show, and Clarion award-winning television correspondent who works out of VOA’s Washington headquarters. She has also won numerous TV, Radio, Multimedia, and Digital awards for her TV/Web coverage of Muslim Portraits, The Syrian Medical Crisis, Haiti, The Boston Marathon Bombing, Presidential Politics, The Southern Economy, Google Glass & Other Wearables, and the 9/11 Anniversary. Presutti was VOA’s Nathanson Scholar to the Aspen Institute and VOA’s delegate to the U.S. government’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP).
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Splitting time between two cities for work and home is daunting. Add to that working 24/7 for thousands of bosses. That's the life of a U.S. congressman as he works to balance his constituents' needs with his party's platform. Voice of America is following two first year U.S. lawmakers in our project "Climbing the Hill." VOA's Carolyn Presutti shows us how Republican Representative Pete Stauber, representing Minnesota's 8th District deals with local priorities that tie in to national issues.
Voice of America has been following two U.S. representatives to document their challenges and successes during their first year in Congress, in our project called "Climbing the Hill." Join us to see how Republican Pete Stauber of Minnesota's 8th District, divides his time between Washington and his district where his wife and four children live while he works in Washington. VOA's Carolyn Presutti shows us how this former police officer and professional hockey player transitions to politician.
A war of words continues between U.S. President Donald Trump and a powerful Democratic lawmaker investigating the Trump White House, Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland. The president has criticized the legislator's Baltimore district in comments that many have denounced as racist. Today, like many urban centers, Baltimore struggles to deal with racial unrest, crime, economic inequality and high unemployment. VOA's Carolyn Presutti visited Baltimore and has this report.