You know them. They have power. Eighty-nine power brokers spoke for a book and an oral history project now at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Here are a few highlights.
1. Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) “My dad would tell me stories that when he was younger, he couldn’t walk into some restaurants because of the signs that said, ‘No dogs or Mexicans allowed.’ Now I get to walk my parents though the doors of the White House. It’s a leap.” Charles Dharapak/AP Buy Photo