Visit the website of either the https://www.house.gov Select on Congressperson and write a short essay that answers at least the following questions. Your essay should be a minimum of one page.
What is your Congressperson’s name and who does he/she represent i.e. state and or district?
How long has this person been in Congress?
What is this person’s profession background and education?
What committees does he/she serve on?
Does the Congressional member serve in any leadership capacity (Committee Chair, party leadership)?
What is his/her basic philosophy or political ideology?
What other interesting or relevant information on this person can you find from the web site?
Identify what Congress does.
Summarize the problems that face Congress—and some possible solutions.
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