Past Stalwarts of Congress Would Be Ashamed

Most lawmakers today seem to have little sense of the traditions and responsibilities of the institutions they have been given the honor to serve.

US President Ronald Reagan (C) is sworn in as 40th President of the United States by Chief Justice Warren Burger (3rd R) beside his wife Nancy Reagan during inaugural ceremony, on January 20, 1981 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Behind him is vice-president George W. Bush (2nd R). (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)
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