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Congressional Pay Government Shutdown

More Than A Half A Million People Sign Petitions Calling For Congress To Surrender Pay During Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

More than 550,000 people have now signed petitions calling for congressional lawmakers to forfeit their paychecks while the government remains closed ...

Republican Won't Give Up Salary During Shutdown Because He Needs To Pay For His 'Nice House'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) said this week that there is no way he's giving up his salary during the government shutdown. "Dang straight," he said when...

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GOP Lawmaker Won't Give Up Shutdown Salary Because It's 'What I Earn' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) won't be joining the more than 100 lawmakers who are giving up their pay during the shutdown. "I'm stayin...

More Than 170,000 Sign Petition Demanding No Pay For Congress During Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

As the federal government shutdown continues with no signs of stopping, tens of thousands have signed a petition demanding that members of Congress re...

Dem Rep Introduces Bill To Stop Congress From Getting Paid During Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would block members of Congress from being paid during a government shutdown. The "No Gov...

This Is What's Happening To Your Congressman's Paycheck Thanks To The Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

The clock struck 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday with congressional lawmakers incapable of reaching an agreement on a short-term measure to fund the government....