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Congress Cares More About Washington Than Your Home Town 13

America was designed as a representative democracy – but those serving in Congress are increasingly detached from the communities they serve. David Fontana is the Samuel Tyler Research Professor at George Washington University Law School, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how when members of Congress are forced to choose between the people they represent and what their party and donors want, the constituency usually loses. His article, “America’s Hidden Crisis of Power and Place,” was published in The Washington Post Magazine.