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An article on Yahoo.com asking if members of Congress are paid enough is getting attention across the Internet Tuesday.
The article quotes several U.S. Representatives who say they're having a hard time getting by on what they make.
Others say if you break down how much lawmakers make versus how much they work, they are not making good money.
Representatives are paid $174,000 dollars a year.
That's 3.4 times what the average American makes. Read the full article .
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