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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Representatives' "put-you-on-hold music" matters
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thought about that hold music your Congressional Representative uses?
Me either, but Roll Call’s Kate Tummarello says there’s a method behind
the music to wait to. She writes, “On the House side, members get two
choices, silence or patriotic music. Senator have more options: silence,
classical, instrumentals of popular music,
patriotic music and country.” Although the options are limited, the hold
music each office chooses, make a difference when constituents call
according to marketing professor James Kellaris.” Find the story at