Tom Friedman recently wrote a column in The New York Times in which he argued that Washington needs to embrace the innovative “can-do” attitude of Silicon Valley, rather than the paralyzed “cannot” attitude that is pervasive in Congress today.
I couldn’t agree more.
Rep. Anna G. Eshoo is a Democrat representing California’s Silicon Valley and is ranking member of the House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.