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HuffPost TV: Howard Fineman On Millionaires’ Congress Voting Down Unemployment Extension

By Huffington Post
November 18, 2010

HuffPost’s Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Thursday night to discuss the decisive defeat of extended jobless benefits in the U.S. House of Representatives, the day after a new report from the Center for Responsive Politics revealed that nearly one in two members of Congress is a millionaire — and most are getting richer.

“The members of Congress are insulated in many, many ways here,” Fineman told host Keith Olbermann, referring to the suffering of middle-class Americans. “It’s the nature of politics today, which … favors wealthy people, number one.”

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From The Huffington Post