As members of Congress get ready to go back to DC after their recess ends in early September, they're preparing to deal with a number of issues. Among them are the unprecedented rate of unemployment, the continuing economic downturn, and environmental issues. To top it all, mid-term elections are rapidly approaching, elections which could make or break the Democrats’ House majority. In the next few weeks, Patt talks with House representatives in a short series. Representative Tom McClintock discusses midterms, the economy, unemployment and California’s natural resources.
Rep. Tom McClintock, (R-CA’s 4th District) member of the Subcommittees on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education and on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions under the Committee on Education and Labor; member of the subcommittees on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands and on Water and Power under the Natural Resources Committee