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Math: More Accountants Headed to Congress

grabberde Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:12 PM
A card-carrying Republican retorts "how did we De-socialize under Obama? I'm confused??" George W. Bush 'invited' top bankers to the White House and told them they must accept federal dollars to shore up their poor balance sheets in exchange for stock and warrants. These banks were allowed to return TARP money that in some cases was forced upon them and got their stock and warrants back all under Obama!

Although last week's election seemed like the end of common sense when it comes to fiscal policy, there is a silver lining. More certified public accountants are headed to Congress and the ones who were already there, are staying.

All eight CPAs currently in the House won re-election, according to the Journal of Accountancy, including John Campbell, R-Calif., Mike Conaway, R-Texas, Bill Flores, R-Texas, Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., Collin Peterson, D-Minn., James Renacci, R-Ohio, and Brad Sherman, D-Calif. Several of them won re-election after fierce contests in recently redrawn congressional districts.

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