One lawmaker has laid out his vision to return Congress to a coequal branch of government.
Boehner had an impossible task, and his successor will face the same challenges.
He took to heart what Pope Francis said about community, the greater good and sacrifice.
Rather than solving problems for his successor, Boehner's announced intention to pass legislation exacerbates them.
Let's hope the pope's custom of speaking truth to power carries over to Congress.
The breakdown of respectful political discussion has also eroded respect for office.
If you don't have congressional majorities and a presidential signature, it's a necessity.
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton carry the baton for the great aspirations of the American Dream.
His misunderstanding of sexism is insulting to all women.
With a productive Congress, is the political winter finally giving way?