Congressman uses Facebook and Twitter to explain votes

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    Rep. Justin Amash from Michigan puts an explanation for all of his votes on Facebook and Twitter so that his constituents, and anybody else who's interested, can see exactly why he voted the way he did on anything. I think this is great, and wish they all would do it.

    Justin Amash | Facebook

    Justin Amash (repjustinamash) on Twitter
     
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    I remember when Obama said the Healthcare negotiations would be broadcast on C-Span for all to see. I'm so glad he did that. Wait...
     
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    That's cool. I wonder if it's actually him posting, or a staffer? Either way I hope this is a thing that catches on with the rest of congress.
     
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    He has his iPad with him on the House floor and uses it to update the pages after a vote is taken.
     

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