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Social Media May Be The Best Way To Get Lawmakers' Attention

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you're trying to get a message to your representatives in Congress, your best bet may be to use Twitter or Facebook, accor...

Report Finds High Job Satisfaction In Congress Amid Low Approval Ratings

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Members of Congress say they are happy with their jobs and feel fulfilled by the work that they do -- even as congressional approval ratings continue ...

Capitol Hill Staffers Detail Work Complaints In Survey

| Posted 10.24.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Congressional staffers care deeply about their jobs, but they don’t enjoy the long hours, endless workflow and th...

The Tragedy of Political Advocacy

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

If you are one of the 135 million people [1] who have contacted Congress by letter, phone call, or online petition in the last few years, you've proba...

New Study: Online Congressional Townhall Meetings Can Move Voters

Micah Sifry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Micah Sifry

Using cheap and easily accessible technology, members of Congress can effectively connect with their constituents -- including those are typically more cynical about politics -- and hold serious and valuable discussions.