"What a republic needs is leaders who are willing to look further, even if it costs them," House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, said yesterday about taking politically risky stands. (Associated Press)

"What a republic needs is leaders who are willing to look further, even if it costs them," House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, said yesterday about taking politically risky stands. (Associated Press)