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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

icecream Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 3:10 PM
How about the First Lady's staff?
Ken6226 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 3:54 PM
@icecream: Yep, get rid of them, too. The President's staff could stand to be reduced a great deal, too.
Marc_H Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 3:11 PM

It’s a well-established fact that members of Congress more often than not leave Washington far richer than when they arrived. (Just look at how Harry Reid made his money, for example). But at a time of such high unemployment and trillion dollar-plus deficits, should members of Congress really be making $174,000 a year? Perhaps they should. But while this never-ending debate rages on, it’s comforting to know that at least some Congressional lawmakers (mostly Republicans, it seems) recognize the glaring disconnect between Washington’s rich and famous and the average working American. And, to their credit, they are trying to...