hudson http://wfae.org en New Congressmen Prepare For Obscure Side Of The Job http://wfae.org/post/new-congressmen-prepare-obscure-side-job <p></p><p>Election season is a time of talking points, where politicians boast of their influence and often take simplistic stances on complex issues so they can be easily digested by the media and voters.</p><p>Less talked about is the unglamorous, but equally important part of the job that goes with being a Member of Congress: casework. A Member of Congress's district office helps constituents with problems with federal agencies, such as processing visas and passports or filling out Medicare paperwork.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:58:08 +0000 Ben Bradford 17007 at http://wfae.org New Congressmen Prepare For Obscure Side Of The Job