One of the hallmarks of the political elite is being disconnected from their constituents. The more time they spend in Washington, D.C. the wider the gap between their priorities and the concerns of their constituents.
One sure sign of an elected official’s detachment is when they get mired in a controversy over their home state residence.
Astonishingly, Senators of both political parties have been challenged over where they really live.
On the Republican side, former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar’s and current Kansas Senator Pat Roberts’ home state residences became part of their primary challenger’s campaigns.
Now, Democrat senator Mary Landrieu is being accused of not having a real residence in Louisiana by one of her Republican challengers.
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