The Incumbent's Dilemma
4:02 PM, Oct 10, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Just because the government is shut down (sort of), that does not mean that members of Congress are magically relieved of the need for money to finance the next campaign during which they will spend the money to persuade constituents to return them to Washington to continue in their good work.
Some consider the solicitation of campaign contributions during these times a bit unseemly and, as Abby Livingston of Roll Call reports:
One can understand why appearing at spas and shooting ranges might be a little dicey. Still, there are no hard and fast rules so:
So, some do and some don't. And, interesting, many of those who don't really need to.
Nor for anything else he wishes to do.
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