Members of Congress have big responsibilities and big offices too. In the Cannon, Rayburn, or Longworth House office buildings. But as soon as they retire or lose their office in an election--they literally lose their primo digs on Capitol Hill.
The House Administration Committee sticks them somewhere that cameras are seldom permitted-- the basement. Check out this video to see the rare footage from the bowels of the government's legislative branch-- inside the Departing Member Service Center, also known as, "The Loser's Lounge."