Carl Hayden: A New Breed of Frontier Lawmen "Hayden was known among his colleagues as a “work horse,” in contrast to the many “show horses” in Congress..."

When Carl Hayden retired from the U. S. Senate in 1969 he’d served in Congress fifty-seven years, longer than any person in the history of the nation.  At the time of his retirement Hayden was president pro tempore, making him third in line for the presidency. A native son, he was born in Tempe on … Continue reading Carl Hayden: A New Breed of Frontier Lawmen “Hayden was known among his colleagues as a “work horse,” in contrast to the many “show horses” in Congress…”