Click here to view the top 10 members of Congress who vote against the needs of their constituents.
Facing an extended unemployment crisis and record numbers of people living in poverty and without health insurance, you’d think Congress would have taken steps this year to create jobs, strengthen the social safety net for the millions of Americans out of work, and increase opportunity for families struggling to make ends meet. Think again.
Many members of Congress are at fault for not doing what’s necessary to help our economy recover and provide the means for tens of millions of American workers and their families to get back on their feet.
But 10 members stand out as doing the complete opposite. These members voted for job-killing budget bills and deep cuts to our nation’s essential safety net in spite of the fact that they represent districts and states with the some of the highest rates of Americans living in poverty. Check out their district profiles based on the latest poverty data released yesterday and their recent voting records.
Click here to learn more about these members.