For Reference, Senators Earn $174K a Year 

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Harvard professor Gary King has been studying how the US Senate communicates. As you might guess from the recent near-shutdown of the government, the answer is “not well”.

He learned, to his amazement, that modern members of Congress spend about 27 percent of the time just taunting each other.


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