Then-Rep. Pat Schroeder discusses her retirement at a news conference in the House studio.
Today, in retirement, she’s finally in control. “I get to see my grandchildren,” said the mother of two, who will teach a course on the philosophy of feminism at Rollins College this fall, and is still active in several organizations like Common Cause, the Marguerite Casey Foundation, and English-Speaking Union of the United States. “[And] I will continue to learn, even at 72.”
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.