Former President George W. Bush, wife Laura Bush, former first lady Barbara Bush and former President George H.W. Bush sit surrounded by family in the Red Room of the White House January 6, 2005 in Washington, DC. Also pictured: (L to R) Georgia Grace Koch, Margaret Bush, Walker Bush, Marvin Bush, Jenna Bush, Doro Koch, Barbara Bush, Robert P. Koch, Pierce M. Bush, Maria Bush, Neil Bush, Ashley Bush, Sam LeBlond, Robert Koch, Nancy Ellis LeBlond, John Ellis Bush, Jr., Florida Gov. John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, Mandi Bush, George P. Bush, and Columba Bush. (Photo by Eric Draper/White House via Getty Images)

Dynasty may be a dirty word in America but it turns out our politics have been a family business from the start.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C) joins the 65 House Democratic women elected to the 114th Congress gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for a group photo January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. The group represents the largest number of women in a party caucus in the history of the U.S. Congress. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jay Newton-Small on women’s influence in Washington

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Why would someone with a political career on the rise run for Congress?

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R) speak prior to the arrival of US President Barack Obama in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after delivering the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Capitol Hill staffer and current lobbyist Steve Moffitt offers up some advice on how to fix the State of the Union.