Changing minds? Not in Congress!
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- Poole, K.T. Public Choice (2007) 131: 435. doi:10.1007/s11127-006-9124-y
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This paper shows a variety of evidence that members of Congress are ideologically consistent. Based upon the roll call voting record, once elected to Congress, members adopt a consistent ideological position and maintain it over time. There may be changing minds, but they are not in Congress.