Thursday, January 8th, 2015 09:43:21

The Do-Something Congress

As members of the 114th Congress were sworn into office on Tuesday, their party affiliations described what happened last November: 246 of the 435 representatives and 54 of the 100 senators are Republican.

That might be enough for some fellow GOP’ers to claim victory and a “mandate,” but they would be wise to recall a lesson from history.