Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has spent the first three months of this Congress clearing the decks of a handful of relatively noncontroversial measures.
“I don’t equate progress to legislation,” the South Carolina Republican said. “My district will not judge me based on the number of bills that become law. They will judge me on the quality of what becomes law.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.