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Monday, June 14, 2010

Conflicts of Interest Dog Congressmen

“In both houses of Congress, a host of other committee chairmen and ranking members have reported that they have millions invested in business sectors that their panels oversee, according to a Post analysis of financial disclosure records through 2008, committee assignments and lawmaker investments by industry…. While many lawmakers have no investments in sectors under their oversight, some congressional committees had notably high concentrations of such holdings, The Post’s analysis shows.” (Washington Post, Monday)

What would we expect?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Case for Economic Freedom” by Benjamin A. Rogge