“This will be difficult because it speaks volumes about who we are in the District, that the two men chosen were not only longtime distinguished District of Columbia residents but also are great Americans apart from their District identity,” she said on the House floor Wednesday. “We have decided it is better to have to decide which one of two great residents of the District of Columbia will represent our city for now than to have no choice at all.”
Correction: Dec. 16, 2010
The article misstated the details of the statue legislation passed by the House Administration Committee in July.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.