U.S. reps stand for America, not just constituents

Posted: Monday, August 20, 2007

I was living in Alaska when Sen. Ted Stevens was a neophyte in Washington, D.C. I now live in New Mexico, a state with a population not much larger than Alaska's.

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Having just read the editorial comment from a Fairbanks person regarding Stevens, I frankly did not know, and still don't, that the main job of a United State senator is to "bring home the bacon."

Perhaps I am just naive, but I thought senators should be smart enough to realize that the common good of the entire United States of America is in their hands.

Christine M. Flint

Santa Fe, New Mexico

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