Brian Kirwin has this excellent take on why quality candidates shy away from running for Congress in Virginia. This particular thought is very insightful and one that is lost on many.
Plus, there’s the thought that as large as the federal government is, good candidates are ones who want to have impact and accomplish things, and the chance of anyone changing much of the federal government from one Congressional seat without years and years of seniority is nil. And once you have years and years of seniority, how much “change” can you still have in your blood?
Go check out the entire post here.