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COLUMNIST DAVID BRODER: The House’s ‘enemy’: The U.S. Senate

Published 02/12/2009

It was so long ago I can’t remember when I first heard a veteran House Democrat repeat this bit of folk wisdom: “The House Republicans are not the enemy. They are the opposition. The enemy is the Senate.” When I quoted that line to Vic President Joe Biden, he exclaimed, “They really mean it,” as if he were hearing it for the first time.

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