Sam Johnson and John Lewis have demonstrated unrivaled courage in the face of injustice.
Speaker John Boehner has indicated that he’ll try to work ahead as much as he can before he resigns at the end of October.
As Congress prepares to leave town and disillusioned voters get ready to trudge toward the midterm elections, party leaders on both sides of the aisle are making the usual promises that if elected, they will do things better. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has promised to re-empower committees, noting that a “sense of mutual respect is necessary for constructive dialogue.”
Newly minted House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., began his first day on the job promising committee process, regular order and civility — a good start and tall order. In his Aug. 1 Washington Post op-ed, the California Republican observed…