A new social media platform that runs online forums as an alternative to telephone town hall meetings is launching a political arm in January. Cantor plans to test the tool next year, and it could become the next way lawmakers connect with constituents.
“If he is asked question A and gives the answer to question Z, great. Capture that awkward moment and have the conversation,” he said.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.