Podcast: Looking Forward to Being a Former Member of Congress

Political Theater, Episode 12

Despite being an ardent Philadelphia Eagles fan, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., is very popular among colleagues past and present. He was recently awarded the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress Statesmanship Award. Dent is retiring at the end of this Congress, about to become a former member himself. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Despite being an ardent Philadelphia Eagles fan, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., is very popular among colleagues past and present. He was recently awarded the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress Statesmanship Award. Dent is retiring at the end of this Congress, about to become a former member himself. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Jason Dick
Posted March 28, 2018 at 11:05am

Wondering what former members of Congress do after leaving Capitol Hill? Perhaps that’s why the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress was formed, to keep tabs.  Roll Call’s own Niels Lesniewski attended the Association’s recent Statesmanship Awards Dinner, where current and former members exchanged some fairly interesting ideas about Congress, and even gossiped a bit about the people who sleep in their offices.

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