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US "Fifty Wealthiest Lawmakers" list: A Congress of the rich

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The "50 Wealthiest Lawmakers" list shows that dozens of congressional politicians have amassed huge fortunes while simultaneously slashing the wages, benefits and social services of the American people. Congress cuts unemployment benefits, funding for health care, education, and housing. Both parties have agreed that slashing pensions and food stamps are next on the agenda. For the richest members of Congress, these cuts will result, as they evidently have already, in an increase in net worth.

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If you live in Utah, vote for me. If you live else... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 7:12:48 PM
Our elected officials, almost all of them in congr... by Deborah Dills on Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 9:54:45 PM