US politicians get richer despite recession

As Americans continue to lose homes and jobs in a stagnant economy, politicians have gotten richer.

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    While many people in the US continue to find it difficult to make ends meet, Washington politicians have a different experience.

    Not only have they escaped the worst of the recession, many are getting richer.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from the US state of West Virginia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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