Here is the story to prove it. But congress has never been the most beloved branch of the government. What explanation is given in this article for why this particular congress has excelled at being unpopular.
Spending on ridiculous things is another reason. Do a Google search for wasteful government spending 2013 and give me a couple of the highlights from what you find.
So why do they still reelected? Here’s why. It only makes sense when you consider that voters are beautifully flawed creatures…and all of the other things we covered in class.