Stacie Brown, a senior legislative correspondent for Rep. David Rivera, brings her competitive spirit and determination from the sports field to her Capitol Hill job.
“My brother is severely autistic, and I said that my first book would be about growing up with him,” Brown said. “He loves the water and would always play there and want us to go in to play in the waves with him. That was a happy thing.”
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Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.