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Dem Rep: 'American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid'

Dem Rep: 'American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid'

Despite what constituents outside of Washington might think, members of Congress are underpaid, a House Legislative Branch appropriator suggested Thursday.

Virginia Democrat James P. Moran said he plans to highlight the injustice by introducing an amendment to Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryanís spending blueprint next week. Moran made the comments while the bill that funds memberís $174,000 salaries was being marked up.

Read more at http://blogs.rollcall.com/hill-blotter/moran-members-cant-afford-to-live-decently-in-d-c/

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