The first African-American member of the US House of Representatives began his life in bondage. Joseph Rainey's life took him from South Carolina to Washington, where he pushed for civil rights during Reconstruction.
Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina broke the GOP silence on Capitol Hill on Sunday to issue a scathing condemnation of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries.
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