Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill

Testifying on Capitol Hill as a woman can be tough (just ask Sandra Fluke). But being a woman working for the Republican leadership can also be tough -- on your pocketbook. Men who work for House Republican leaders -- as chiefs of staff, legislative aides and in other jobs -- earned an average of $68 more per day of work than women in the House GOP leadership, according to 2011 salary data analyzed by the non-partisan Legistorm. That means men earn about $24,000 more per year than women within...Full Story
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