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
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 ...
We don't know how to throw the bums out of Congress, so they keep winning
According to Gallup, only 22% of respondents say that members of Congress in general “deserve to be re-elected” – the lowest-ever measure ... Indeed, if there is resentment involved, it has to do with Congress not doing its job, while Americans ...
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 ...
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?