More evidence of the disconnect between "them" and "us"

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More evidence of the disconnect between "them" and "us"

In trying times, Congress feels comfortable with increasing their budget by almost 6%.

"The measure includes a hodgepodge of new funding for lawmakers: a $500,000 pilot program for senators to send out postcards about their town hall meetings, $30,000 for receptions for foreign dignitaries and $4 million for consultants — with Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) getting up to nine each and Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) getting up to three more."

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