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How Rich is Congress

How Rich is Congress Congressional wealth is reported annually, and even though they have access to the same investments as the American public, they are far wealthier. How does the wealth of House and Senate representatives compare to their constituents’ wealth? Top 5 Most Wealthy Michael McCaul (R-Texas) Average Net Worth: $500,624,461 Outside Income: $0 …

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Corporate Welfare

Corporate Welfare: How Big Business Lives Off Government Subsidy Are your taxes funding public works projects or America’s biggest companies? What is Corporate Welfare? Government subsidies, tax breaks, and other assistance intended to support struggling markets or encourage certain business practices. According to a 2012 Cato study the U.S. government spends $100 billion on corporate …

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