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Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images With a scheduled pay increase on the horizon, members of the House of Representatives have proposed another freeze on congressional salaries. The automatic cost-of-living bump would have raised lawmakers’...
Gwen Ifill with Elsie Hillman at Chatham University’s 2014 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women & Politics event. Photo by Anna Lee-Fields I met a member of a dying breed this week. But I had to leave Washington and travel to Pittsburgh to do it....