Here is a clear example of no matter how important you may be that Ma still gets the last word. Congressman Keith Ellison was in a meeting when the John Lewis led sit in started in congress. He received this note ( a note which I believe was edited by the staffer to get the phrase "your ass" out of it) from his mom through a staffer.
Sitting in on House Floor against Gun violence & Majority's unwillingness to protect Americans from slaughter. pic.twitter.com/SvZ5cV45nn— Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) June 22, 2016