“For karma’s sake, I am making an offer to my Capitol Hill roommate, Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois. If his Bears can pull off the win that sends my Giants to the postseason, I promise not to eat all the cereal in the house next week.”
— Sen. Charles Schumer in a Friday opinion piece published by the Washington Post. Unfortunately for the New York Democrat, the Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers and the Giants were barred from the playoffs.
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.