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Social Security is on the Table

By George P. Brockway, originally published February 8, 1993

THEY SAY THAT Social Security is on the table. I hope the table is spacious and sturdy, for Social Security is like the proverbial… 1,853 more words

The Dismal Science

Democrat blocked from adding $25 a day to congressional pay

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Rep. Jim Moran tried to help members of Congress with their housing expenses, but he couldn’t even get approval for an extra $25 a day. 289 more words


Sen. Vitter: If Congress wants a pay raise, vote on it

Sen. David Vitter has a simple idea for members of Congress: You want a raise, ask for it and vote on the proposal.

The challenge is that Congress is slated to automatically receive annual cost-of-living adjustments — but members have voted to block or delay such increases since 2009. 240 more words