How the Congress works Congress is now adjourned for five weeks, so the senators and representatives can go home and campaign. How does business actually get done in Washington? How different are election years from the other years?11:06 a.m.
David Durenberger: Represented Minnesota in the U.S. Senate from 1978-1994.
Thurgood Marshall Before the Court Thirty-nine years ago, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-American on the Supreme Court. But Marshall had already earned a place in history, as the leader of an extraordinary legal campaign against racial segregation in America.12:06 p.m.