Sen. Chris Coons, Electrify Africa and life beyond 2016

It hasn't been easy getting development legislation through a gridlocked U.S. Congress. Sen. Chris Coons from Delaware, who is a Foreign Relations Committee stalwart, shares his outlook for key aid legislation in this congressional session.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.