Members of Congress hate it, and some of them are even beginning to speak out about it. It's the many hours per week that these lawmakers spend cold-calling potential donors and attending fundraisers on Capitol Hill and elsewhere.
If you come from a swing state or district, it basically never ceases. Fundraising for your next race is a constant part of your day job — so much so that some members spend hours per day, on average, doing it. This time must be sandwiched between all that, you know, lawmaking.
Well John Oliver, whose HBO show often zeroes in on issues deemed less sexy by the media (and readers for that matter), is here to try and make this issue sexy.
If nothing else, the sheer amount of time involved will shock you.
Warning: The video below includes some adult language and themes.