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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.