US House Rep. Jim Moran has a column at POLITICO and here's a taste of it:
Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"
During the Fourth of July weekend, hundreds of thousands of people visited the National Mall to watch fireworks, tour museums and monuments and revisit the story of our country’s founding and development as a beacon of democracy and freedom.
But the full narrative — who we are as a nation and the many vibrant ethnicities that make up the fabric of the American experience — remains incomplete. This story about the making of the American people — all the people — needs to be told in our nation’s capital.