While 9 out of 10 Americans disapprove of the job Congress is doing, that won't stop members of Congress from collecting another pay raise starting Jan. 1.
Congress automatically gets a pay raise every year unless its members vote to reject it. That hasn't happened yet.
As of Jan. 1, the starting salary of a member of Congress reaches $174,000, which is higher than 94 percent of American households.
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