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Financial ethics and elected officialsOct 9, 2012 | News Archive
Since Governor Mitt Ronmey refused to release his 2011 tax returns, there has been a general interest in how much elected officials make each year, are worth and how thay may or may not affect their governing style. Take a look at the Washington Post's feature on Capitol Assets and the personal finances of washington's political players!
Today's segment of the Mid-Morning Mojo, with host Stephanie Renee, focused on hip hop's "money power respect" credo, that's used heavily in countless rap lyrics. On the topic of generational wealth, how does this apply to politicians who often "reap the benefits of legislation they spponsor," as well as what it really means for this popularized hip hop statement that is widespread in the African American community?
Check out article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress-members-back-legislation-that-could-benefit-themselves-relatives/2012/10/07/c2fa7d94-f3a9-11e1-a612-3cfc842a6d89_story.html?wpisrc=al_comboPNE_p