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A Curse and a Blessing
A Curse and a Blessing
A Curse and a Blessing
Rochelle Dornatt explains the way technological changes have shaped the relationship between Members and their constituents.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
Casework
Casework
Casework
Linda Steele describes how she helped constituents over the phone.
Linda Steele, Deputy Chief of Staff, Representative Bob Michel of Illinois
Condescension from Constituents
Condescension from Constituents
Condescension from Constituents
Betsy Wright Hawkings describes the demeaning way she was treated by a constituent while working as chief of staff.
Betsy Wright Hawkings, Chief of Staff, Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut
Gender, Age, and Congress
Gender, Age, and Congress
Gender, Age, and Congress
The Honorable Claudine Schneider discusses her constituents' range of opinions about electing a woman to Congress.
The Honorable Claudine Schneider, U.S. Representative of Rhode Island
Importance of Constituent Service
Importance of Constituent Service
Importance of Constituent Service
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley recalls how her time as the Federal Maritime Commissioner (FMC) prepared her for being a Member of Congress and managing constituent service.
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Making Politics Personal
Making Politics Personal
Making Politics Personal
The Honorable Patricia Saiki shares her approach to making political connections with her colleagues and constituents.
The Honorable Patricia Saiki, U.S. Representative of Hawaii
Reaching Out to Constituents
Reaching Out to Constituents
Reaching Out to Constituents
The Honorable Michael Ferguson explains the dual role of Representatives directly affected by the tragedy.
The Honorable Michael Ferguson, U.S. Representative of New Jersey
Responsibility of Public Figures
Responsibility of Public Figures
Responsibility of Public Figures
The Honorable Sue Myrick remembers speaking out about her experience with breast cancer and the effect it had on her female constituents.
The Honorable Sue Myrick, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
Time with Constituents
Time with Constituents
Time with Constituents
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas reveals the valuable experience she gained campaigning for her husband.
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas, U.S. Representative of Massachusetts
Using the Recording Studio
Using the Recording Studio
Using the Recording Studio
Representative Edwards describes recording radio and TV segments for his constituents and how they transported reels of film to the district.
The Honorable William Jackson (Jack) Edwards, U.S. Representative of Alabama
Walking Into Members' Offices
Walking Into Members' Offices
Walking Into Members' Offices
Description of photographing Representatives and their visiting constituents.
Dolly Seelmeyer, House Photographer, Office of Photography, U.S. House of Representatives
Working as Legislative Director
Working as Legislative Director
Working as Legislative Director
Betsy Wright Hawkings describes responding to letters from constituents when she first arrived in the office of Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut.
Betsy Wright Hawkings, Chief of Staff, Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut