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We got a raise. How about you?

• USA Today (h/t Steven Saw)

That's the news from an analysis out today by The Hill, which found that the 50 wealthiest members of Congress saw their collective fortunes rise to $1.4 billion in 2009 -- an $85.1 million jump from 2008 -- even as the U.S. economy struggled to recover from a recession.

Topping the list: Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., 

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Comment by Dennis Andersen
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 "Tale of Two Cities"! Time to build the gallows and hang them all !

Comment by Lola Flores
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Well, this would certainly account for that 16% increase in federal spending. 

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