Why does 97% of Congress get re-elected each year when Congress has a 17% approval rating?

Something to do with money?

(From Forbes)

…members of Congress own investment stock in, are employed by, and receive retirement pensions from federal contractors to whom they direct billions of taxpayer dollars…

…Here are five case examples detailing the conflict-of-interest among five powerful members of Congress:

Source: Why does 97% of Congress get re-elected each year when Congress has a 17% approval rating?

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