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Why can't we fire members of congress for not doing their jobs?

If I was to go to work and not get anything accomplished I would lose my job, and rightfully so. All I want to know is why we can't fire elected officials for the same reason.

Asked By: - 3/20/2012
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Answered By: The Solution - 3/20/2012
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because we technically hired them by electing them, same thing with the president. You have to let them finish their term. You can "impeach" them, I use this term loosely because it isn't really common. Congressmen don't have a long term, but the fact that someone elected them is like a contract. They took an oath, and... More
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Answered By: Ariba - 3/20/2012
 
We can. But most of us "we" keep believing the lies and reelecting them.
Answered By: electricpole - 3/20/2012
 
Every time there is an election, we have a chance to fire a member of Congress for not getting the job done by voting for someone else.
Answered By: jeffrey f - 3/20/2012
 
elections and impeachment. also see "the solutions" answer I am with that person.
Answered By: rayf - 3/20/2012
 
it's called VOTE FOR SOMEONE ELSE you retard.
Answered By: Pat - 3/20/2012
 
the Constitution provides for the House of Representatives being up for election every two years -- one-third of the Senate must face the voters in home state each election year
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Answered By: Grayson B. - 3/21/2012
 
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