Profiling Congressional Caucuses

September 12, 2011

At first glance, the list of organizations reads like an activities roster for over-achieving high school students - groups for those with interests in French, the Air Force and youth sports. But these aren’t after-school clubs, they’re some of the more than 300 congressional caucuses, lawmaker-only organizations dedicated to promoting to niche issues, from hunting and fishing to international relations. KRCC's Jennifer Yachnin spoke with members of the state’s congressional delegation to see how they select their caucuses and what it means.