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McCain: Allow Treasury to Buy Worthless House Seats

by Scott Ott · 9 Comments

(2008-09-30) — Sen. John McCain said he would introduce a revised version of the failed $700 billion financial-sector bailout bill in the Senate this week expanding the powers of the Treasury Secretary by allowing him to buy up not only junk mortgage securities, but also worthless seats in the House and Senate.

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Tags: Business · Politics · U.S. News

Bush: Put Congress on Constitutional Work Schedule

by Scott Ott · 50 Comments

(2007-10-27) — After Democrats on Capitol Hill announced that they plan to reduce their work week to four days so members can spend more time in their home districts, President George Bush proposed that Congress “go even further in their lives of legislative leisure by returning to the work schedule specified in the U.S. Constitution.”
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