Indianapolis Recorder: From volunteer to vice chair

The Indianapolis Recorder writes this week of Indiana Democratic Vice Chair Cordelia Lewis-Burks’ trailblazing and inspiring career as a public servant. As Democrats, we owe her a debt of gratitude for all that she has given to the party.

“My interest in politics is to get good people elected to offices, people who saw their mission as pulling up those below them, not run for office…”– Ms. Cordelia Lewis-Burks

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Fox 59: Stolen Purple Heart medal replaced

FOX 59: Members of Rep. André  Carson’s staff delivered a Purple Heart to the Duncan family, whose medal was stolen in a burglary.

“My dad lived and died breathingmilitary, he was always a military man, and the service was the world to him,” Gibson said…

The story reached those on Capitol Hill, in particular, Congressman Andre Carson. When he found out what happened, he said he knew he had to get a replacement quickly.

“… I think the story is so compelling, who would not be moved to do something like this,” Carson said. Continue reading