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on June 11, 2019 in World News

After Five Months In Congress, Ocasio-Cortez Wants A Raise!

by Joseph Curl  Federal lawmakers make bank. A representative in the House makes $174,000 a year. That’s not exactly a “1 percenter” salary, but nearly quadruple current median annual income in America. Not to mention the fact that they all have access to the best — and least expensive — health care in the country … for life. That wasn’t enough for some members of the House. The Democratic-controlled chamber proffered a new salary of $178,500, a $4,500 raise. But even some Democrats balked at the raise, and the whole effort was scrubbed on Monday. “It needs more discussion,”...

by Joseph Curl  Federal lawmakers make bank. A representative in the House makes $174,000 a year. That’s not exactly a “1 percenter” salary, but nearly quadruple current median annual income in America. Not to mention the fact that they...

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