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Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops are seen above a piano as they applaud after Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of New York, president of the conference, spoke at the group's annual fall meeting in Baltimore in Nov. 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
COLUMBUS: U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan never met Van H. Williams, but their paths crossed recently in my mental landscape as political fallout continued from Republican Donald J. Trump’s upset victory and the support Trump received from white working class voters in capturing the White House.