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AOC Is Right: Give Congress A Raise

In order to stop politicians from becoming lobbyists, we need to pay them more

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LLate Monday night, the Democratic leadership in the House decided to delay a vote on a spending measure that would reinstate a cost-of-living adjustment for members for Congress. Their reasoning was simple: bad optics.

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