So does Congress actually get three months of vacation each year?
With the Senate and House getting ready for an August recess, with little progress on important legislation, some critics say politicians should stay in D.C. And that begs a bigger question: How much vacation do politicians get anyway? Technically ...
Physicist Elected to Congress Calls for More Scientists-Statesmen
Only a handful of physicists have reached the halls of Congress. Bill Foster, a particle physicist and businessman just ... And one of the highest-leverage ways to do that is to get elected to an office in the United States. How will you utilize your ...
Barney Frank: How Smart Is Congress?
Barney Frank ... But I get the general press asking, “do you want to comment on this and comment on that?” when I haven’t read about it and don’t know about it. And what I have found is that, on the whole, the members of Congress are smarter ...
How Congress Really Works/Why Seth Rogen Failed to Get Attention
And no one can miss those because missed votes get ... elected them to do, not meet with a celebrity who just stopped by for 20 minutes. (And 20 minutes is super generous for a Congressional committee.) No one cared enough to go to hearing with Seth Rogen?
Conversations: Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, discusses the current crisis in Libya and Muslims in America
As the first Muslim elected to Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison(D-Minn ... But their kids don’t have their same questions. Q: Where do you get your information about man-on-the-street views in the Muslim world? A: I have little groups I talk with ...