At the Corner of Budget Deal and Poverty

Hoyer discussed lessons learned from the past. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

“The budget hopefully will be coming up sooner than later,” Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said Wednesday.  

“Or maybe not,” House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., said, laughing.  

Take Five: Rep. Barbara Lee

(Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.  

This week, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., talks about Golden State hoops,  being a Capitol Hill intern and how her garden grows in the drought. Q : I’m told you enjoy gardening, what do you like to grow when you’re home?