SCHNEIDER: Carson Aims To Make Difference In D.C., Despite Obstacles

SCHNEIDER: Carson aims to make difference in D.C., despite obstacles

You can’t be much more of a minority in this Congress than Andre Carson.He’s a Democrat—one of 193 in the 435-member House of Representatives.He’s African-American—one of 49 among the 535 members of the House and Senate.And he’s Muslim—one of only two in Congress.On one hand, that makes Indianapolis’ representative sought out for interviews on such things as President Trump’s travel ban that has a profound impact on Muslims.On the other hand, talking is about all Carson and Democrats in Congress can do, as Republicans control every level of federal government. …

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