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(Republicans) In Congress Make Millions For Doing Nothing 8/16/14

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    Published on Aug 16, 2014

    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM

    Members of Congress are getting paid more than $2,000 for every bill they pass.

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    Published on Aug 16, 2014

    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM

    Members of Congress are getting paid more than $2,000 for every bill they pass.



    The chart below -- assembled by the Washington Post, based on data from the Congressional Research Service and GovTrack -- reveals the remarkable extent to which lawmakers today are being paid to accomplish next to nothing.



    Members of Congress, excluding leadership and the president pro tempore, earn $174,000 per year.

    Lawmakers in the wildly unproductive 113th Congress are being paid $4,368 per bill passed over the two-year session -- or $2,184 annually

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