Thursday Trivia

By FederalDaily Staff

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Lawmaker salaries and the shutdown

How many lawmakers at the beginning of the 2013 government shutdown pledged to refuse or donate their pay?

A. 52

B. 89

C. 120

D. 171

E. 248

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Answer: E.  As of Oct. 10th, 248 members of Congress said they would forgo their paychecks until the end of the shutdown, according to a Washington Post tally. Learn more.

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:02 PM


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