On Tuesday, we linked to a story on Esquire magazine’s website that argued that despite the fuss being made over Speaker-designate John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) touching rags-to-riches story, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) actually comes from a tougher background. So we asked readers to e-mail us with their thoughts on who is tougher: Reid or Boehner.
Turns out it really wasn’t much of a contest — or maybe Republicans were too busy to weigh in: Boehner didn’t get a single tough-guy vote.
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.