Billions to support elected leaders while nation's problems go unsolved

Brandon, Hembree
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/24/2012, p15
The article talks about the March 2012 Gallup Poll that highlights the 12 percent approval rating of U.S. legislative officials. The poll shows the few supporters of the U.S. Congress among the American public before voters decide on representatives in all 435 U.S. House of Representatives seats and one-third of U.S. Senate seats. It reveals the difficulty of Americans to understand the almost 300,000 U.S. dollars in compensation and benefits for each member of Congress.


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