‘Coming to the House of Representatives From Silicon Valley Is Like Going in a Time Machine’

Welcome to the woeful world of technology in Congress. Politico.com By Andrew Zaleski 9/13/15 Speaking in New York in June, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) recounted the story of her election as chair of the House Republican Conference in 2012. The 46-year-old likened the conference to a 1950s law office, and listed her grievances: Most House members used social media like Facebook and Twitter, but only for posting boilerplate press releases instead of communicating directly with voters. To announce the conference’s new leadership team, she was told, it required “a … Continue reading