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September 23, 2014

Lawmakers took over 200 trips costing $766,000 during August recess

Joe Schoffstall

During the month of August, members of Congress and their staffers took over 200 trips which cost $766,000. August recess is typically a period in which congressional members spend time meeting with constituents or fundraising, especially during an election year. This year, however, many members took trips around the world — as far as the […]

September 19, 2014

Median household income in DC still the highest in the country

Joe Schoffstall

Once again, to no one’s surprise, Washington, D.C. sits at the top of the the highest median household income list in the United States– dwarfing the top 25 most populous cities in the nation. According to newly released data from the Census Bureau, which was conducted using data on median household income at the national and […]

September 17, 2014

Obama is attending a fundraiser every 5 days this year

Joe Schoffstall

Despite many Democratic politicians distancing themselves from President Obama’s low approval ratings and declining his assistance– even in their own backyard– he’s still doing a good amount to help raise money for various groups. So far this year, on average, Obama is attending a fundraiser every 5 days. According to a new report, Obama has […]

September 15, 2014

Hillary Clinton asks the elite how to talk ‘income inequality’ without alienating them

Joe Schoffstall

Hillary Clinton is actively seeking help on how to approach the ever-dividing talk of “income inequality” and asked one group of people in particular how to discuss the issue without alienating a major base with the means of providing massive funds: the 1 percent. Hillary spent the month of August lavishly, as the New York […]

September 13, 2014

Does Capitol City suck the soul out of suburbs?

Christopher Nelson

Trouble in paradise this week as Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D – NY) calls Capitol City’s neighbor Arlington, VA, “a soulless suburb.” Writing in her new book about her family’s move to the area after her election, she states that they weren’t very happy and needed a change. The story has a happy ending. They found […]