In the days after the massacre, a lot of politicians in Washington expressed their thoughts and prayers. People said this time would be different. But since then, Congress has done something incredible: nothing at all.
Dec 14, 2015
I was not elected dictator of the House.
Nov 01, 2015
Our founders didn’t want some parliamentary system where if you won the majority you got to do whatever you wanted. They wanted this long, slow process. And so change comes slowly. And obviously too slowly for some.
Sep 27, 2015
If that was my party, I’d feel a little ashamed.
Aug 28, 2015
Today is Texas Muslim Capital Day in Austin…I did leave an Israeli flag on the reception desk in my office with instructions to staff to ask representatives from the Muslim community to renounce Islamic terrorist groups and publicly announce allegiance to America and our laws. We will see how long they stay in my office.
Jan 29, 2015
They're attacking women's health.
Aug 03, 2015
What if Christians were held accountable for their words and acts in the United States? What if every time Pat Robertson uttered another nonsensical comment about gays causing hurricanes the National Council of Churches, the National Association of Evangelicals and the U.S. Conference of Roman Catholic Bishops were forced to parade in front of the cameras and issue apologetic statements because a Christian pastor had once again dehumanized children of God, who are still victims of hate crimes in this nation?
Jan 11, 2015
If we’re going to have arguments, let’s have arguments -- but let’s make them debates worthy of this body and worthy of this country.
Jan 20, 2015