A Nice Moment On Opening Day

Sometimes it’s nice to see humanity win over partisanship.

Today we saw Illinois Senator Mark Kirk return to the Senate a year after he suffered a stroke.

As Senator Kirk slowly made his way up the Capitol steps he was cheered on by most of his Senate colleagues as well as Vice President Biden.

  

Author: PATRICK EDABURN, Assistant Editor

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  1. Very inspirational.

  2. Couple of nice (perhaps, as dduck says, “inspirational”) articles on the new Congress, Patrick.

    I hate to be a Grinch so early in the year, but I am also very glad that several members of the last Congress are gone — and hopefully forever.

    Among them, ALL the following ten:

    http://thinkprogress.org/polit.....?mobile=nc

  3. Yes, watched it on CNN. Very good to see him applauded.

    on Dorians’ note: Too bad Michelle Bachman wasn’t included!

  4. Where I come from when someone refers to “opening day” they are talking about November 15th – and it has nothing to do with politics (thank god).

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