Capitol Hill-Constituent Wealth Gap Widens

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While many Americans scratch and claw to get ahead, members of Congress are doing just fine. A report in the Washington Post finds that members of the House and Senate have seen their net worth double over a quarter century, some growing considerably richer while in office, while the income of regular citizens has dipped. Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey wrote this week about the growing income gap.

Credits

Guest:
Peter Whoriskey - Washington Post - @PeterWhoriskey

Host:
James Rainey

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis, Anna Scott