Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon), who also serves as Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of a bill that declares the actions of ISIS genocide against Christians and other ethnic groups.
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh has often joked about running for office, announcing a tongue-in-cheek presidential campaign in 1980 and throwing his name in the hat for vice president in 1992. But in a new interview to promote his solo album ‘Analog Man,’ the musician reveals he’s considering a real-life bid for political office.
The re-election rates for members of Congress hovers between 85 and 95 percent.
Yet, according to a new survey from Poll Position, the majority of American people would like new rules which would prevent them from sending the same represenatives to Washington, DC year after year.
Liberal Representative Barney Frank is retiring from Congress this term. He has stated that he will still be an active opposition to conservatives and is happy that "Now I don't have to be nice to people I don't like".