Don’t Stop Believin’

ONE SHORT MONTH AGO, a few short weeks even, I flew back to Washington, D.C., in part to accompany my friend through some meetings in the Senate.  Speaker Becky Lockhart had been feeling a little under the weather, telling me the day before we left that she wasn’t sure if she would be able to make the trip, that she was fighting what she described as “vertigo”.  Though she wasn’t feeling well, she felt that it was important enough to go anyway. This past year, Speaker Lockhart and Minority Leader…