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If we can't reform our system, we at least need to communicate to baby boomers that they need to stay at their decently-paying jobs at least another decade, rather than "retiring" and ending up taking part-time, benefit-less minimum-wage jobs to try to make ends meet.
The rest of the North Dakota congressional delegation -- Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) -- plan to
So, if a party really wants to win the '14 elections so that they can get the unemployment rates down to ~4 percent, they will prove it to voters by agreeing upfront to a shared sacrifice. How does one do that? Simple. Peg congressional salaries to the unemployment rate.
What would you say if I told you the federal government is spending at least $800 million dollars on something you don't like or want? It's happening. Year after year and the actual figure is probably closer to $1 billion dollars annually.
Members of Obama's Cabinet are also joining in. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Tuesday that he will return the
In the five months following Hinojosa’s bankruptcy filing, documents revealed that the congressman spent thousands of dollars
WATCH: "Members of Congress will not be paid by the American people for failing to do their job," House Majority Leader Eric
It pays pretty well to legislate in Washington. Members of Congress, both senators and representatives, now make $174,000
"Our primary duty as members of Congress is to advocate on behalf of our constituency, which means when votes are called