An effective and sustained relationship with a Member of Congress and staff members in the Congressional office is built upon a foundation of personal communications and face-to-face exchanges. These must occur consistently over time so that the other communications that you will invariably need to use – letters, e-mails, phone calls, -- will have the kind of personal impact and value that can result in real action from the office in support of the issues of importance to you.
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