When people ask why I’m running for Congress, I start with a summary of my four primary questions about our federal government, and Congress in particular:
- Most people assume that our elected Representatives and their staff actually read the bills before they vote on them. They don’t.
- Many people assume that our lawmakers limit legislation to a single topic at a time. They don’t do that, either.
- Most people assume that our elected Representatives actually write legislation. Increasingly, they don’t.
- Finally, many people assume that Congress follows rules concerning what our federal should, and shouldn’t, do. Not any more.
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