Freshman Congressman McEachin Learning The Ropes And Enjoying Washington’s Pace
Freshman congressman McEachin learning the ropes and enjoying Washington’s pace
A half-year after coming to Congress, Rep. Donald McEachin sees a profound difference between this job and his old life as a Richmond-area state senator and private attorney.
Capitol Hill is considerably less stressful, McEachin said recently. To be sure, there are major issues affecting his Chesapeake-to-Richmond 4th Congressional District that require his attention. But there’s more time to focus. No more juggling two careers.
“When you’re in the General Assembly, you’re on the clock. Depending on the year, you’ve got 46 days or you’ve got 60 days to get your work done. You really don’ …