Elite uninfluenced by “No Budget, No Pay”

According to NYT, the elite are so wealthy that their Congressional paychecks represent little more than a rounding error. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/30/us/politics/give-up-pay-many-lawmakers-would-feel-little-pain.html?ref=us Congress has long been richer than typical Americans. But the gap between the financial standing of members and the population as a whole appears to have grown in recent decades.

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