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Monument to Me

Bipartisan Scandal: Congress' Edifice Complex

John Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Fund

Why does Congress hand out money to name buildings, bridges -- everything under the sun -- after its own living members? Until the 1960s, people had to die before they were memorialized in granite.

Rangel Asking For Donations To His Pet Project From Firms With Business Before His Committee

Washington Post | Christopher Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B. Rangel is soliciting donations from corporations with business interests before his panel, hoping t...