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.

PATRICK EDABURN, Assistant Editor
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dduck
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dduck
3 years 8 months ago

Very inspirational.

Dorian de Wind, Military Affairs Columnist
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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/politics/2013/01/03/1386821/ten-people-we-are-grateful-are-no-longer-members-of-congress/?mobile=nc

sheknows
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sheknows
3 years 8 months ago

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

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

zephyr
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zephyr
3 years 8 months ago

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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