CBC Reflections on Opening Day and the Future

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  • Rep. Marcia Fudge
  • Rep. Bennie Thompson
  • Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
  • Rep. Lacy Clay
  • James Clyburn
  • Cedric Richmond
  • Elijah Cummings
  • Gregory Meeks
  • Joyce Beatty
  • Donna Edwards
  • Terri Sewell
  • Rep. Barbara Lee
  • Emanuel Cleaver
  • "Conscience of the Congress"

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (New Jersey): What does continuing your father's legacy mean to you?

I just want to continue to do the types of things he was known for: fighting for the disadvantaged irrespective of where they are in the world, quality education for young people in our communities and just a humanitarian outlook on government and Congress and how we can help people move into the middle class and do well. 

(Photo: Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call)

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