The Taxpayers Protection Alliance, a non-partisan group, sent a letter to lawmakers urging them to cut their "extravagant salaries" of $174 thousand a year by 10 percent, saying the move would save taxpayers $100 million dollars over ten years.
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) supports the proposal and also introduced a bill to Congress in April proposing that members of Congress wait until age 66 to receive their pension. Currently, members of Congress can receive their pensions at age 50. Sen. Brown talks to American Morning about a potential pay-cut for Congress and delaying the age they can receive pensions.
The jobless numbers in America are discouraging, with 9% out of work. So how do we get the out-of-work back to work?
AOL's Founder Steve Case, now the Chairman of Startup America Partnership, is participating in The Economist magazine's second annual Ideas Economy: Human Potential Conference. The conference looks at the future of jobs and at leadership development. Case talks to American Morning about how to get Americans working again.
Popular hip hop artist and actor Common can now add 'author' to his resume.
Common is out with a memoir, "One Day It'll All Make Sense" which is a personal account of his journey from the South Side of Chicago to the celebrity life he currently leads.
Common talks to American Morning about the pages of his new memoir.
Time Magazine's cover article profiles Texas Governor Rick Perry, including an exclusive interview with the Republican Presidential Candidate.
Time's David Von Drehle is the author of the cover article and talks to American Morning about the GOP's latest contender from Texas. Diehle discusses Perry's standing in the GOP race, and parts of the Texas governor's past record that could come back to haunt him.
CNN's Alina Cho reports on Rachel Zoe's new designer clothing line.
A non-partisan group called The Taxpayers Protection Alliance sent a letter to lawmakers urging them to cut their "extravagant salaries" of $174 thousand a year by 10 percent. They say it would save taxpayers $100 million dollars over ten years.
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