If we had more Politicians with this same type of thinking, be it Republican or Democrat.
Let me also say this, I don't really care what you think of gentleman X or woman Y. I don't care about their views. Just don't vote on a bill to further your political career or for your party. Try to represent ALL of the people from your district or state or whatever you represent.
"If it means that I am viewed as one who looks openly and critically at every issue in front of me, rather than acting as a rubber stamp for my party or my president, I'm totally good with that," she said.