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 ...
Illiterate Clown Elected to Congress
... his term other than finding out what they do in Congress and telling the voters about it, and voters seemed to think that was a great idea. Or they may have been swayed by Grumpy’s slogan: “It can’t get any worse!” They certainly did not care ...
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?
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 ...
Physicist elected to Congress calls for more scientists-statesmen
I'm not advocating that Congress be dominated by scientists, but when I had a look at the ... The incentives for a politician is to do whatever's necessary to get elected. But the long-term best interests of our country depend on having long-term ...