Follow The Money On OpenSecrets.Org
If you want a better understanding of why our "so called" representatives rarely act on behalf of We The People, you have to follow the money.
An excellent resource to do this is a website called OpenSecrets.org.
On OpenSecrets.org, you can see who is funding our representatives, from the local to federal level.
Once you understand who is paying them off, their decisions to ignore the will of the people makes complete sense.