Special Olympics star athlete Abby Hirsch had a great surprise for me during her visit – she stopped at our office while in Washington D.C. for Special Olympics Capitol Hill Day to give a moving speech about the Special Olympics, why it is important to her and what she has gained from participating. We could all learn a thing or two from Abby’s message of strength and determination.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest--and worst--trade deal you've never heard of and Republicans in Congress want to work with the Obama administration to "fast track" its passage.
No child should be forced to endure deteriorating school rooms to get an education in the United States of America – and my amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act strengthens our hand in the battle to replace the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School on the Leech Lake reservation in my district.
We've got a future politician in the Nolan Bensen family!