and giving and giving and giving themselves some more.

As the economy fails because of current congressional policies they have the audacity to vote themselves yet another budget busting spending increase.

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Congress Gives Itself A Raise

Congress is on the verge of giving itself a bump in its annual budget — even as local governments, families and businesses across the country are tightening their belts in the worst recession in decades.

Under a House-Senate conference measure, approved by the House last week and poised for passage in the Senate on Wednesday, spending for the legislative branch will increase 5.8 percent this year, boosting Capitol Hill’s annual budget to $4.7 billion.