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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, according to a r...

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.