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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The one percenters in Congress

I wouldn't care if Congress Critters were 1 percenters provided they earned their money in the free market and were not spending the nation into bankruptcy with corporatism and the welfare-warfare state.
Members of Congress are much richer than you and me. With a median net worth of $878,500, Democratic lawmakers were actually worth more than nine times the typical American household in 2010. Not bad for the party that positions itself as the defender of the middle class....Republicans still have the upper hand in terms of wealth, but not by much. Their median net worth was $957,500, and 35 of them have assets totaling more than $10 million.
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Judy Morris,
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