Understanding Your Member of Congress

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Understanding Your Member of Congress

Media and competitively written speeches have given many a distorted view of what our lawmakers do. In this downloadable PDF, we explain lawmakers' busy schedules, contextualizing their prioritization of constituent meetings, and illustrating their reliance on Hill staff to do their jobs. Less glamorous than the entertainment industry let’s on, and more productive than their opponents may suggest, in reality, these chaotic schedules and trustworthy staff are the cornerstones of a lawmakers day-to-day life.

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