Not All Lawmakers Are Standing With Feds by Refusing Pay

By Eric Katz

October 7, 2013

Last week, we compiled a preliminary list of lawmakers who said they would refuse pay during the government shutdown. Perhaps not surprisingly, the number of House members and senators standing in solidarity with furloughed federal employees has increased dramatically as the shutdown has dragged on.

Some legislators, however, have maintained they should keep their pay. CNN has compiled the lists of lawmakers who won’t be giving up their paychecks, and some of their stated reasons.

Senate:

House:


By Eric Katz

October 7, 2013

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