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You should be grateful to these members of Congress (seriously!)

November 27, 2014

‘Roll Call’s’ Ten Richest Members Of Congress For 2014

By CQ Roll Call staff WASHINGTON — They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call’s annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers’ portfolios shrugged off the effects of a government […]

September 11, 2014

Tea Party Scores A Win In Nebraska Senate GOP Primary

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON–The tea party scored a victory over the Republican establishment Tuesday, with Nebraska voters choosing conservative Ben Sasse as the party’s U.S. Senate nominee. As is happening in Republican primaries across the country, however, the difference between tea party and establishment has blurred. The tea party-aligned Sasse, the Harvard-educated […]

May 14, 2014

Senate Dems Stick Up for Medicaid

A supermajority of the Senate Democratic caucus, led by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-West Virginia), wrote President Obama today urging him to not make the Medicaid, the low-income state-run health insurance program, a “sacrificial lamb” in the upcoming budget fight. Democrats love defending Medicare, especially in light of the obvious boost it gave to Rep. Kathy […]

June 9, 2011