"How Will Congressmen Vote? Just Look at Their Social Circles, a Study Finds" (Science Daily)

American Congress members' social circles are more important in how they vote than their liberal or conservative beliefs or constituents' opinions, according to a new model of voting behavior created by Dartmouth College researchers Scott Pauls and Daniel Rockmore.  Read the article in Science Daily from May 26, 2015.  The link for the associated paper is https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2053168015570415.