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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.