Steve Scalise is serious about politics, but doesn’t let it cost him friends: Editorial
Majority Whip Steve Scalise is the third-most powerful member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He is the one who lines up tough votes the Republicans really want passed.
He also is a genuinely nice person who has been able to make and keep friends on both sides of the political aisle as he moved up from the Louisiana Legislature to Congress and then to a top Republican leadership role.
So it was no surprise that as many Democrats as Republicans expressed sympathy after a gunman shot Rep. Scalise and three others Wednesday morning during the Republican team’s practice …