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 ...
Physicist elected to Congress calls for more scientists-statesmen
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 investments made, and one of the things we're wrestling with right now is many members of Congress ...
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 ... congressional ‘recesses’ as if our ...
If I Were Elected to Congress
Not change we didn't ask for, but change to reduce the size of the government and their ever increasing control over our lives.What would I do differently if I were elected to ... seniors in their congressional district. If they can't get a passing score ...
How To Write To Congress
Do not send more than three letters. Some citizens try to get their voice heard by writing to all 435 members of the House. Congressional courtesy compels the 434 Members who do not represent the zealot to forward his letter to the one lucky Member who does.