"FWIW, the new assistant majority leader, Dick Durbin, is soliciting input as to what the new Senate's priorities should be in the next session. It's a pre-set list of options, but if any of them speak to your beliefs, you can take the survey here -
People often complain that politicians do nothing, or are out of touch - why not take a couple of minutes and toss your thoughts into the pool? It's certainly easier than taking the time to sit and write a letter to an elected official, and what does it hurt to express your opinions? Maybe it'll do some good :)"