August: A Time to Reflect on Congress

August is always a quite time in Washington, DC, Members of Congress pack up and go home to engage in a district work period. The benefit is that generally when they are not here in the beltway they cannot cause much trouble. August is also a time to reflect on how to change Congress for the better. Recently, The Washington Post recently did a story on some interesting poll results Gallup conducted on how Americans would FIX Congress. It is of note that 11 percent said they would enact term limits, but even more surprising is the fact that nearly quarter or 22 percent suggested that they would replace Congress and start anew. This was an open-ended question, which means that the answers were not supplied and the people polled came up with solutions without being supplied with an answer. The complete list from the Post is below:


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