Illinois rep to honor 'George Washington of our time'
Dec 08, 2013 11:48PM EST
Schock, a Republican, was tapped by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to lead a contingent of House members who are traveling to South Africa on Monday for the service in the 94,000-seat FNB stadium. Mandela “is the ... Including Schock, there will be 23 House members in the House delegation, with Schock the only Republican. All but one are members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including civil rights pioneer Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the only senator going. The members ...and more »