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Congress Money

Mo Money, Mo Problems

Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

As the highly unpopular and woefully unproductive Congress racks up dishonors, The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Sabrina Siddiqui reported this week...

Does Money Influence Access to Congress?

David K. Rehr | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
David K. Rehr

Daily, we are bombarded with stories of how money influences the direction of laws and regulations. Apparently, that is not the view of both congressional staff who works on Capitol Hill and the lobbyists who are paid to influence them.

Congressional Leaders Making Plenty Of Money, Many Are Heavily Invested In Stock Market

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republican leader John Boehner bought BP and other oil company stock last year while other lawmakers were a little more fortu...

Congressional Spending By The Numbers

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's what it costs to run the House of Representatives for a year: $30 million for Members and staff to travel around the country, $48 million for o...

The Richest Members Of Congress: See The Top Ten (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roll Call has documented the 50 richest members of Congress, finding that the economic downturn had hit this flush group hard: Lawmakers on this yea...