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GOP Leadership Stands by Steve Scalise

Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s office today said that the then-state legislator may have spoken to a white supremacy group in 2002, but he did so as an attempt to spread his message to constituents. Scalise spokeswoman Moria Bagley said, “Throughout his career in public service, Mr. Scalise has spoken to hundreds of […]

WATCH: Congressional Leaders Appear Uncomfortable

Today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta, were posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Leaders Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, and Speaker John Boehner all came together to celebrate the achievements of the civil rights icon. At one point, the crowd sang We Shall Overcome, which was a frequent protest song for the Civil Rights Movement. CSPAN recorded the political leaders joining hand-in-hand and the awkwardness that came along.

WATCH: http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4501877/congressional-leaders-uncomfortable