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Does your Congressional Reps Wealth Increase while Yours Decreases?

How much is a U.S. Senator or Representative worth? The typical member of the U.S. Congress is worth $1.03 million. The net worth of a typical member of Congress has grown 20% since 2007. During those same years, the net worth of the typical American household dropped 35%. In 2007 the typical senator or representative had a net worth of $803,000. By 2010 that number had grown to $1 million. At the same time, the net worth of U.S. families dropped from $126,000 to $77,000. Do these numbers reflect your circumstances? Ranking the Net Worth of the 115th Congress Roll Call...

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Rep. Conyers et al. are using Taxpayer Funds to settle Sexual Harrassment Lawsuits??

Rep. Conyers et al. are using Taxpayer Funds to settle Sexual Harrassment Lawsuits?? Rep. Ron DeSantis to Introduce Bill Banning Lawmakers from Settling Sexual Harassment Claims with Taxpayer Funds Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) announced Wednesday he was working on legislation to end the practice of lawmakers using taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment claims, and to unseal those settlement records. “I’m working on legislation to unseal settlement records, bar use of tax dollars to pay claims against members & staff, prohibit members from using office budgets to camouflage payments (a Conyers rule) & require reimbursement of the taxpayer,” DeSantis...

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When Did Moore Become Guilty Until PROVEN Innocent?

Is this attack on Moore just another page out of DNC/RINO/DS playbook? Thomas Wictor @ThomasWictor This is the trap they’re setting for you: That’s all I knew about him (Moore). I wasn’t following the Alabama senate race, because I don’t live in Alabama. The accusations began, and I knew immediately that the totally messed-up woman was lying. Her background indicated lots of pathology. Out of curiosity, however, I began researching Roy Moore, and I became fascinated by how the press had TOTALLY DISTORTED this very complex man. Then Gloria Allred emerged. I thoroughly examined the accuser’s claims and found...

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MI Congressman John Conyers: 5 Decades in Politics Riddled with Entitlement and Corruption?

Another Case for Term Limits? John Conyers – Michigan Dist. 13 US Congressional Representative John James Conyers Jr. (born May 16, 1929) is an American Democratic politician and the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 13th congressional district. The district includes the western half of Detroit, as well as River Rouge, Ecorse, Redford Township, Dearborn Heights, Highland Park, Westland, Garden City, Inkster, Wayne, and Romulus. As the longest-serving active Representative, he is the Dean of the House of Representatives.  He co-founded the Congressional Black Caucus in 1969 and established a reputation as one of the most liberal members of Congress.  Conyers serves as...

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De-Authorize the Use of Military Force

https://www.washingtonsblog.com/2017/07/de-authorize-use-military-force.html Posted on July 7, 2017 by DavidSwanson Last Thursday the U.S. House Appropriations Committee unanimously passed an amendment that would — if passed by the full Congress — repeal, after an 8-month delay, the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed by Congress just after September 11, 2001, and used as a justification for wars ever since. Also last week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously passed three resolutions strongly urging Congress to move funding from militarism to human needs, rather than — as President Trump’s budget proposal would do — moving money in the opposite...

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