congressional perks

Around the country, furloughed federal workers are wondering how they're going to pay their bills while they wait for the government to reopen. Businesses that rely on tourists are taking a hit due to shuttered national parks. And scientists conducting groundbreaking research have had to put the brakes on their work.
King, like a handful of other lawmakers, has not yet furloughed anyone in his office -- even though members of Congress are
Another thing that wasn't immediately made clear was "Why should I care about this?" If there is a lower station in America
Our lawmakers certainly don’t need to work hard to get to the office or to get around. A private subway system, built in
I'm in 9B. He's in 4C, five rows ahead. He's a congressman - an influential congressman, but aren't they all? He's heading back to the nation's capital to do the people's business.