Friday, January 05, 2007

We're making progress!

Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), pictured here with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California (left) and his wife (center), is the first Muslim to be elected to Congress.

Ellison took his oath of office on a copy of the Koran once owned by Thomas Jefferson.

Note that two "milestones" are reflected in this photo.

(Photo: Lawrence Jackson / AP)