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Congress Must Eliminate Its Own Pensions, Reduce Its Salaries -- Before Cutting a Dime From Middle Class Entitlements

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Dear Members of Congress: You pay yourselves a whopping $174,000 per year, and healthcare and nice cushy pensions. Sorry, girls and boys, but we cannot afford it anymore.

Congressional Staffers Spent $150,000 On Trip Without Members

Roll Call | Amanda Becker | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

In mid-December, 14 staffers with the House Homeland Security Committee went on an eight-day trip to Turkey, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates that...

Congressional Visit to Iraq, Part I (My Return to Iraq, 1.5 Years Later)

Rep. Jared Polis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Jared Polis

I couldn't count the number of sentences that began with "When we leave in 2011..." a sign of commitment to withdrawal that, thanks to Obama, is now inserted in the military political culture.