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Senate Approves Jobless Bill, Prospects Less for House

On Monday, the U.S. Senate approved a measure 59-38 to resurrect the federal benefits for the long-term unemployed and a small group of supporters from the Republican Party quickly made appeals to John Boehner the Speaker of the House who is reluctant to permit action during an election year in the House. Seven Republicans in […]

Most Members of U.S. Congress are Millionaires

Over half of the U.S. Congress members are millionaires. That is according to data filed in 2012 by each member of Congress and reviewed by the Center for Responsive Politics. As many as 268 House of Representative and Senate members now have an average net worth of more than $1 million. It is the first […]