Rep. Jackie Speier, California Democrat, talks with TV actress Lauren Potter (right) during a congressional briefing Wednesday on bullying children with special needs. Miss Potter has Down syndrome. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Rep. Jackie Speier, California Democrat, talks with TV actress Lauren Potter (right) during a congressional briefing Wednesday on bullying children with special needs. Miss Potter has Down syndrome. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)