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Congress / Pay Raises #323896

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 29, 1989
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[Joined in progress] Susan Spencer (New York City)

(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(DC: Deborah Potter) Plans by House of Representative leaders to trade off ban on outside income for Congressmen for proposed pay raises reported; details given of methods of outside income achieved by Congressmen and of this tentative agreement. [Lobbyist Robert SZABO - defends honoraria to Congressmen.] [Representative Dan GLICKMAN - says we should not be compensated by outside ints.] Public opposition to raise Congress pay noted. [Senator Charles GRASusan SpencerLEY - comments on public's position.] [SZABO - comments on Congressmen keeping leftover campaign funds.] Senator opponents reported pushing to cancel pay hike.

Potter, Deborah;
Spencer, Susan

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