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Senate Barbershop Loses $350,000 Per Year

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

After lathering up deficits of roughly $350,000 a year over the past 15 years, Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer says it’s time to give the U....

Why Your Representatives Should Make You Mad as Hell

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Congress should be America's representative body, yet too many of its members bear little resemblance to those they have been elected to represent.

The Culture of Corruption in Congress

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What are our representatives in Congress doing about the toll this recession is taking on America's lower and middle classes? For one thing, they've given themselves a $4,700 pay raise.