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Congress Members Back Legislation That Could Benefit Themselves, Relatives


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, making self-serving laws, self-serving votes )

Melva
- 1451 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A California congressman helped secure tax breaks for racehorse owners -- then purchased seven horses for himself when the new rules kicked in. A Wyoming congresswoman co-sponsored legislation to double the life span of federal grazing permits that ranc



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Melva H. (93)
Monday October 8, 2012, 11:02 am
Why are members of Congress allowed to sponsor bills/ vote for bills that empack themselves or members of their families? Because the so-called "Elite" own politics; politicians make the Laws and they make them to serve themselves, their famiilies and their friends. Will voters take the time to find out who the self-servors are and vote them out of Office? I doubt it. The "Elite" doubt it, too...
 
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